Design a Custom Tracking View

Use the Tracking Setup Wizard in the Project Guide to help you set up a custom tracking view tailored to work-related progress information and how you're receiving it. The Tracking Setup Wizard facilitates your tracking efforts, whether progress information comes in automatically through Project Server and Project Web Access or you're entering information manually. Either way, the Tracking Setup Wizard helps you set up the tracking of work-related progress information.

To start the Tracking Setup Wizard, click Track on the Project Guide toolbar and then click the Prepare To Track The Progress Of Your Project link. Read the information in the Project Guide side pane and work through the steps, clicking the Save And Go To link at the bottom of the page when you're ready to move to the next step (see Figure 10-13). When finished, click the Save And Finish link.

Tracking Method_

How do you want to track the progress of each task?

0 Always track by entering the Percent of Work Complete

O Always track by entering the Actual Work Done and Work Remaining

O Always track by entering the hours of work done per time period

The least accurate though fastest method of tracking. Your resources will specify the nercentane nf work

© Save and Finish 4 Go back to Step 1

Figure 10-13. The Project Guide walks you through the steps for setting up a custom tracking view.

When you want to enter progress information, click Track on the Project Guide toolbar. Click the Incorporate Progress Information Into The Project link. Your custom view appears, and the Project Guide side pane provides guidelines and controls to help you through the process.

You can also access your custom tracking view on the View menu.

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