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Merlin Project: Report With Project Objective

Merlin Project Support

We received following question just recently:
I’m using the latest version of Merlin Project. I have created a draft project file for a client who has requested regular status report. When I generate a report there’s a field with a heading “Objective” which shows blank on my reports, but is filled-in on the reports from your built-in templates and the help guide. Where can I edit the field in my project as this would be useful to have?

Merlin Project - report view of a template
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Posted by Vicky Stamatopoulou on August 5th, 2020 under Products
Tags: merlin-project support objective

Understanding and Resolving Scheduling Conflict: Dependency order is violated

Merlin Project Support

From time to time we receive in support following question:
Why does Merlin show some text or dependency lines in red?

Understanding and Resolving Scheduling Conflict - Dependency order is violated

These are rows with scheduling conflicts.

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Posted by Vicky Stamatopoulou on April 28th, 2020 under Products
Tags: merlin-project support

Merlin Project: Split an activity?

Merlin Project Support

From time to time we receive in support following question:
I have scheduled my activity and already recorded actual progress. Now however, I need to push the remaining work to a later date, or to assign it to another resource. Can I split the activity? And how do I set this up in Merlin Project?

Merlin Project - started activity

There is no explicit function in Merlin Project splitting activities, but…

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Posted by Vicky Stamatopoulou on April 1st, 2020 under Products
Tags: merlin-project support merlin-project-express

Merlin Project: Why do I have mixed formats when pasting text?

Merlin Project Support

From time to time we receive in support following question:
Why do I have mixed formats when pasting text in Merlin Project?

Merlin Project - mixed text formats

Copied text, e.g. from a mail, a note or a Word document, contains style information that has not been explicitly set in Merlin Project.

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Posted by Peter Meier on March 25th, 2020 under Products
Tags: merlin-project support merlin-project-express

Understanding and Resolving Scheduling Conflict: Expected Work Exceeds Given Value

Merlin Project Support

From time to time we receive in support following question:
Why does Merlin show some text and durations in orange?

Understanding and Resolving Scheduling Conflict - Expected Work Exceeds Given Value

These are rows with weak scheduling conflicts.

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Posted by Vicky Stamatopoulou on March 16th, 2020 under Products
Tags: merlin-project support

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