lets you enter the main project
parameters such as the project number, the project name,
the project's start and due dates.
The Contact section lets you enter the project manager's coordinates.
Additional project settings are available. See below.
This tab has 3 parts: The title bar, the navigation tabs and
the Project Information table.
- The title bar
tells you where you are in AceProject.
- The "Open Project Tasks" link let you view the project's incomplete
- The "Help" link brings you to
the contextual help.
- The Navigation
Tabs make it easier for you to reach specific project
parameters such as task groups or assigned users. Click on the
tabs to reach a specific configuration page.
- The Project Information table displays
basic information about your project. If you have
Administrator or Project Manager access, you will be able to
edit this page. Otherwise, it will be displayed in "read-only" mode.
"Update" to save your changes or
"Back" to return to the
"All Projects" page.
do I add a project?
To add a project, click on
on the left
panel, then click
"Add a project"
on top right.
You will be redirected to the New Project page. Then, fill out the
mandatory fields and click on the
normal users with the proper access rights can add a project.
do I copy a project's structure and tasks?
A project can only be copied to another project when creating
a new project. You cannot copy a project's structure and tasks
to an existing project. To copy a project's structure and tasks,
it must be configured as a template. To configure a project as a
template, open the project's parameters and check the
in the "Settings" group.
Then, to copy this project template to a new project, click on the
"Add a project" link in the"
My Assigned Projects" page. You will
be redirected to the
"New Project Information" page. Fill in the
mandatory fields, then select the project to copy from in the
project template drop-down list. If you would like to import
this project's tasks, check the
"Import tasks" checkbox. Your
project must be configured as a template to be available for copy.
do I visualize the project's tasks?
To visualize the project's tasks, click the
on top right of the
"Edit Project Information"
do I delete a project?
To delete the project, click the
"Click here to delete this
link, just beside the
You will be
redirected to the "Delete Project" page.
is the next task's number?
Task numbers are generated automatically by AceProject, using the next task number provided in the Edit
Project Information page. You can change this generated task
number when creating a new task. To change the number of the next
task to be created, simply type in the number in the
Number" field and save your changes.
do I assign a user to a project?
To assign a user to a project (including yourself), click the
Assigned Users tab. Click on the
"Assign a New User"
link to select a new user to assign to this project, then set
access parameters for the newly assigned user. A user must
be configured in your AceProject account in order to be
assignable to a project. To create users, click on the
is a project template?
A project template is useful if you would like to reuse a
project's structure (groups, types, statuses and priorities) as
tasks in a new project, To make a project's structure available
to be copied, make sure you check the Project Template checkbox at
the bottom of the table under the Project number tab.
AceProject won't let me set the project's
AceProject checks the tasks' start
and end dates. If you set a projects dates outside of that scope,
AceProject will not allow these dates. Dates within the correct date
frame will be proposed to you.