Tailor Project Web Access for users

You can focus the behavior, content, and look of Project Web Access in a wide variety of ways to fit the needs of the entire enterprise as well as those of individual project workgroups. The following list is an overview of Project Web Access customization opportunities:

Home page content Specify any additional links or custom content that should be added to the Project Web Access Home page for all users. In the Admin page, click Customize Project Web Access. Under Customization Options, also in the left pane, click Home Page Format.

Views You can define and customize Project Web Access views, including the Timesheet, Project Center, Resource Center, and Portfolio Analyzer. In the Admin page, click Manage Views in the left pane. In the Specify Views page, scroll through the table to find the views you want to work with. Click Modify View or Copy View to work with the view in more detail.

Gantt bars and grouping formats Customize the look of Gantt bars representing different types of tasks. Make choices about the look of the Gantt Chart timescale. Specify how grouped tasks or resources should appear. In the Admin page, click Customize Project Web Access. Under Customization Options, also in the left pane, click Gantt Chart Formats or Grouping Formats.

Menus You can specify which menus should be displayed or hidden to users in Project Web Access. By customizing menu displays, you can be sure that only the commands needed by the users are present, and you can remove the rest of the clutter. In the Admin page, click Server Configuration in the left pane. Under Configuration Options, also in the left pane, click Menus. E-mail notification and reminders Set up conditions for when team members and project managers should be alerted via e-mail about changes in task or resource information in Project Web Access. You can set up user's e-mail addresses, if necessary, along with a default e-mail message to accompany any periodic reminders about upcoming tasks, overdue tasks, or status report requests. In the Admin page, click Customize Project Web Access. Under Customization Options also in the left pane, click Notifications And Reminders.

Consider this your invitation to poke around these pages in Project Web Access, armed with your hefty project server administrator permissions. Explore the available functionality, and implement other changes based on the preferences and needs of the organization.

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