Documentation

Documents for starting up and using our software. Continuously extending.

Handbook

This manual describes the features in Merlin Project and how to use them. We kindly ask you to report all errors, missing content and other topics. Other formats (eBook, etc.) will follow.

As of: June 2017

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The making of

This is the making of Merlin Project. Read this entertaining story about how a project manager became a software developer.

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Introduction

This guide contains the system requirements and shows how to use basic functions of Merlin Project; Installation, 30-days demo mode, purchasing and licensing.

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Keyboard & mouse

This guide provides basic information on using the keyboard and the mouse in Merlin Project.

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Drag & drop

This guide provides basic information on using drag & drop in Merlin Project.

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Keyboard

This guide provides basic information about some important keys and their use in Merlin Project.

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Scroll bars

This guide provides basic information about the scroll bars in Merlin Project and how to enable/disable them.

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Save as…

This guide provides basic information about how to call the Save as… command in Merlin Project.

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First steps with new projects

This shows you the first steps with new projects in Merlin Project.

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Creating content

This guide shows you the first steps behind creating content such as activities, milestones, and more in Merlin Project.

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Project structures

This guide shows you the first steps behind changing the project structures in Merlin Project.

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Creating dependencies

This guide shows you the first steps behind creating activity dependencies in Merlin Project.

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Resources

This guide shows you the first steps behind creating and assigning resources in Merlin Project.

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Given values

This guide explains work, duration and time presents in Merlin Project.

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Calendar

This guide explains how you can edit project or resource calendars in Merlin Project.

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Project settings

This guide explains where to find the project settings and their options in Merlin Project.

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Project content

This guide explains how to create content in Merlin Project manually, or how to import from templates, the library or third-party file formats.

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Views

This guide explains the various views in Merlin Project, and shows how to change to or edit them.

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Traits column

This guide explains the various icons which might appear in the 'Traits' column of Merlin Project.

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Title column

This guide explains the different icons which might appear in the 'Title' column of Merlin Project.

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Duration units

This guide explains duration units in Merlin Project and how to define Work, Duration and Elapsed Duration if required.

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Finance

This guide explains how to enter Budget and Base Costs and how to check balance in the inspector or cost views of Merlin Project.

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Library

This guide explains how to use the Library in Merlin Project and how to get or put content from/into it.

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Styles

This guide shows you the steps on how to use styles in Merlin Project.
It provides some practical examples and also an overview of all available style options.

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Gantt labels

This quide shows how to enable or disable labels on the Gantt of Merlin Project.

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Time scale

This guide explains how to change the time scale in the Gantt chart of Merlin Project, or how to show the current unit and time line if required.

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Restrict Date Range

This guide explains how to change the set the visibility of the project to a specific time period in Merlin Project.

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Non-working time

This guide explains how to control the visibility of non-working time in Merlin Project.

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Printing

This guide explains how to control the printout of a project in Merlin Project.

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Filter

This guide explains how to use and create your own filter in Merlin Project.

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Find & Replace

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PDF

This guide explains how to create paginated or un-paginated PDF files from your Merlin Project schedules.

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Reports

This guide explains how to use existing reports, create some of your own, or individualize them by modifying their settings.

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Publishing

This guide explains how to use the "Publish" function and automate the export of project content.

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AppleScript

This guide contains information and samples on how to script Merlin Project over the AppleScript dialect.

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What's new

This document describes the changes to Merlin Project compared to the previous versions. We kindly ask you to report all errors, missing content and other topics. Other formats (eBook, etc.) will follow.

As of: March 2017

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Handbook

This manual describes the features in Merlin Project Express and how to use them. We kindly ask you to report all errors, missing content and other topics. Other formats (PDF, eBook, etc.) will follow.

As of: March 2017

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The making of

This is the making of Merlin Project. Read this entertaining story about how a project manager became a software developer.

PDF en de

Introduction

This guide contains the system requirements and shows how to use basic functions of Merlin Project; Installation, 30-days demo mode, purchasing and licensing.

PDF en de

Keyboard & mouse

This guide provides basic information on using the keyboard and the mouse in Merlin Project.

PDF en de

Drag & drop

This guide provides basic information on using drag & drop in Merlin Project.

PDF en de

Keyboard

This guide provides basic information about some important keys and their use in Merlin Project.

PDF en de

Scroll bars

This guide provides basic information about the scroll bars in Merlin Project and how to enable/disable them.

PDF en de

Save as…

This guide provides basic information about how to call the Save as… command in Merlin Project.

PDF en de

First steps with new projects

This shows you the first steps with new projects in Merlin Project.

PDF en de

Creating content

This guide shows you the first steps behind creating content such as activities, milestones, and more in Merlin Project.

PDF en de

Project structures

This guide shows you the first steps behind changing the project structures in Merlin Project.

PDF en de

Creating dependencies

This guide shows you the first steps behind creating activity dependencies in Merlin Project.

PDF en de

Resources

This guide shows you the first steps behind creating and assigning resources in Merlin Project.

PDF en de

Given values

This guide explains work, duration and time presents in Merlin Project.

PDF en de

Calendar

This guide explains how you can edit project or resource calendars in Merlin Project.

PDF en de

Project settings

This guide explains where to find the project settings and their options in Merlin Project.

PDF en de

Project content

This guide explains how to create content in Merlin Project manually, or how to import from templates, the library or third-party file formats.

PDF en de

Views

This guide explains the various views in Merlin Project, and shows how to change to or edit them.

PDF en de

Traits column

This guide explains the various icons which might appear in the 'Traits' column of Merlin Project.

PDF en de

Title column

This guide explains the different icons which might appear in the 'Title' column of Merlin Project.

PDF en de

Duration units

This guide explains duration units in Merlin Project and how to define Work, Duration and Elapsed Duration if required.

PDF en de

Finance

This guide explains how to enter Budget and Base Costs and how to check balance in the inspector or cost views of Merlin Project.

PDF en de

Library

This guide explains how to use the Library in Merlin Project and how to get or put content from/into it.

PDF en de

Styles

This guide shows you the steps on how to use styles in Merlin Project.
It provides some practical examples and also an overview of all available style options.

PDF en de

Gantt labels

This quide shows how to enable or disable labels on the Gantt of Merlin Project.

PDF en de

Time scale

This guide explains how to change the time scale in the Gantt chart of Merlin Project, or how to show the current unit and time line if required.

PDF en de

Restrict Date Range

This guide explains how to change the set the visibility of the project to a specific time period in Merlin Project.

PDF en de

Non-working time

This guide explains how to control the visibility of non-working time in Merlin Project.

PDF en de

Printing

This guide explains how to control the printout of a project in Merlin Project.

PDF en de

Filter

This guide explains how to use and create your own filter in Merlin Project.

PDF en de

Find & Replace

PDF

PDF

This guide explains how to create paginated or un-paginated PDF files from your Merlin Project schedules.

PDF en de

Reports

This guide explains how to use existing reports, create some of your own, or individualize them by modifying their settings.

PDF en de

Publishing

This guide explains how to use the "Publish" function and automate the export of project content.

PDF en de

AppleScript

This guide contains information and samples on how to script Merlin Project over the AppleScript dialect.

PDF en

Handbook

This manual describes the features in Merlin Server and how to use them. We kindly ask you to report all errors, missing content and other topics. Other formats (PDF, eBook, etc.) will follow.

As of: September 2016

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Installation

This guide contains information on how to configure Merlin Server; How and where to install, which services to start, how to license and how to use advanced options.

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LAN or WAN

This quick guide provides some basic information on how to access the various services of Merlin Server from within the LAN or over the internet.

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Sharing Documents

This quick guide explains how to share documents with Merlin Server.

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Subscribing Documents

This quick guide explains how to subscribe to documents from Merlin Server.

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Publishing Accounts

This quick guide explains how to use the Publishing Accounts of Merlin Server to configure automated and unattended exports for your subscribed projects.

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Handbook

This manual describes the features in Merlin Project Go and how to use them. We kindly ask you to report all errors, missing content and other topics. Other formats (PDF, eBook, etc.) will follow.

As of: July 2016

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