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Merlin Project: Adjusting the default calendar

News from the Support team

You use Merlin Project to plan your projects? Then you already know how to set the Project Calendar in Merlin Project.

In case you don't - You'll find the Project Calendar in the Project Settings.
New documents come with following pre-defined calendars: Standard, Night Shift, 24 hours. By default the Standard calendar is selected as project calendar. So the tasks of your project will be scheduled within 8 hours distributed 8am - 12pm and 1pm - 5pm Mondays to Fridays.

How should you proceed if the members of your team are available for this project not 8 but 7 hours per day?

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Posted by Peter Meier on March 22nd, 2021 under Products
Tags: merlin-project-express merlin-project support macOS

Merlin Project: Calendar as visual reference not affecting planning

News from the Support team

You use Merlin Project to plan your projects? Then you already know how to set the Project Calendar in Merlin Project.

In case you don't - You'll find the Project Calendar in the Project Settings.
New documents come with following pre-defined calendars: Standard, Night Shift, 24 hours. By default the Standard calendar is selected as project calendar. So the tasks of your project will be scheduled within 8 hours distributed 8am - 12pm and 1pm - 5pm Mondays to Fridays.

How should you proceed if you have a calendar that should only serve as a visual reference for planning certain work?

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Posted by Peter Meier on March 15th, 2021 under Products
Tags: merlin-project-express merlin-project support macOS

Merlin Project: Resources in full and part-time employment

News from the Support team

You use Merlin Project to plan your projects? Then you already know how to set the Project Calendar in Merlin Project.

In case you don't - You'll find the Project Calendar in the Project Settings.
New documents come with following pre-defined calendars: Standard, Night Shift, 24 hours. By default the Standard calendar is selected as project calendar. So the tasks of your project will be scheduled within 8 hours distributed 8am - 12pm and 1pm - 5pm Mondays to Fridays.

How should you proceed when some of your resources are at full-time employment and some others work only 4 hours a day?

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Merlin Project: Resources in Day and Night Shift

News from the Support team

You use Merlin Project to plan your projects? Then you already know how to set the Project Calendar in Merlin Project.

In case you don't - You'll find the Project Calendar in the Project Settings.
New documents come with following pre-defined calendars: Standard, Night Shift, 24 hours. By default the Standard calendar is selected as project calendar. So the tasks of your project will be scheduled within 8 hours distributed 8am - 12pm and 1pm - 5pm Mondays to Fridays.

If your project should be accomplished completely by night work, simply select the Night Shift calendar in the Project Settings.

But how should you proceed when some of your resources are able to work 8 hours during the day and some others 8 hours at night?

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Posted by Peter Meier on March 1st, 2021 under Products
Tags: merlin-project-express merlin-project support macOS

Merlin Project: Resource Image

News from the Support team

You use Merlin Project to plan your projects? Then you already know what resources are and how to insert them for assignments on your activities.

For those who don’t, resource is a term for people, materials and equipment used in the project. Merlin Project offers the following resource types: Person, Material, Company, Equipment

Add an image for each resource in your project. This will help you easily locate a resource in the views.

Resource image in preconfigured views

Merlin Project supplies preconfigured views that show the resource image.

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Posted by Peter Meier on February 22nd, 2021 under Products
Tags: merlin-project-express merlin-project support macOS

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