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Merlin Project: Kanban with Priorities

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You plan your projects with Merlin Project? Then you already know that you can add your project activities and work with them in various views. Typically, you'll use a work breakdown structure with Gantt chart, when you are interested in the scheduling of your project. Many of our users choose a Kanban board, for a more visual approach and focus on the tasks and their current status.

In a long project with many activities, producing a long backlog list on the Kanban board might be overwhelming and even contra productive. Ideally you'll want to offer and show to your team, only those jobs important for the next step towards completion of your project.

In the following, we will show you, how you can filter activities and view your Kanban board by priority, to ensure you are not overwhelming your team and taking care of significant activities first.

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Merlin Project: Descriptive Text Help for Custom Columns

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You plan your projects with Merlin Project? Then you already know that you can add new columns in the Outline and create your own views.

New columns can be created in Merlin Project for existing fields or new fields.

So what if you need to create a column with a custom new field and want to explain the intended contents to other Merlin Project users?

This is how it works in Merlin Project (starting with version 8) using the dynamic help.

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Posted by Peter Meier on September 28th, 2021 under Products
Tags: merlin-project support macOS ipados dynamic-help columns

The iPad Is Getting Closer and Closer to the Mac

Professional Project Management on the iPad Is a Reality Thanks to Merlin Project

Merlin Project on an iPad Pro

With the release of version 7.2 yesterday, Merlin Project on the iPad has moved even closer to the Mac version. Another important milestone on the way to the same functionality on Mac and iPad has been reached.

The new features:

  • In the project settings, you can now specify the formats for the outline and WBS codes, as well as edit the value lists for attachments and resources.
  • Via the new item "Edit..." in the view menu you can create and manage your own views.
  • Via the new item "Edit..." in the column set menu you can create and manage your own column sets.
  • From activities with planning conflicts you can now jump directly to the list with all conflicts via the context menu.

Of course, the problems known from the previous version have also been fixed and the general stability has been improved.

Posted by Frank Blome on January 28th, 2021 under Products
Tags: merlin-project ipad ios ipados

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