The File Attachments tab is used to add files to a task. Attachments can be documents, screen captures or any other file format.
This window has 2 parts: a title
bar and the navigation tabs.
title bar tells you where you are in AceProject. At the end of the title bar you will find
links to the contextual help, to add a new task, to open or
close a time counter, to move/copy a task, and to a printer-friendly version of the page.
- The Task tab shows all available data for this task.
- The Assignment tab
shows which users are assigned or reviewers on the task.
- The File Attachments tab displays all files attached to this
- The first row displays the project name and number to
which this task belongs.
- Click on the open icon () to open it in a separate window.
- Click on the floppy disk icon ()
to download and save the file to your computer.
- To change the file's state, click on the padlock icon ().
- To delete a file, check the box next
to the file, then click on "Delete checked item(s)".
- To return to the previous page, click the "Back"
To Attach a file, fill out
the "Attach a file" group
"Browse..." button to reach your file. If you know the location of
your file, you can type it directly in the
for this file.
The "Version" field is used to keep track of different
iterations of the same file.
If two identical
files have different versions, AceProject will treat them as separate
To overwrite a file, use the same file name and version.
the file is unlocked, uploading it with the same version will overwrite
the existing file on the server.
Files can be locked or unlocked by a user. Locking a file
ensures no one will makes changes to it except the person who has
locked the file and the Administrator. Leave the file unlocked if you
don't plan to modify it.
You can use the "Multiple File Upload" drop down menu if
you want to upload more than one file at a time. You can upload up to 15
Click "Upload File" to send it to the project folder.
- Check the "Do not send email notification" box to avoid
sending an email if the update does not warrant it.
- Whenever there is a change in the files attached to a
task (new and deleted files), the task's Last Update field
will be modified.
Dependencies tab displays all relationships between this
task and other project tasks.
History Trail tab
displays all changes to your task since its creation.
is a file attachment?
Attachments can be documents, screen captures or any other
file format. File attachments are associated to a specific task.
do I add a file attachment?
To attach a file, click the
"Browse..." button to reach
the file, type a description for your file and click on
"Upload File" to send it to
do I change/update a file attachment?
To update a file attachment, attach a file with the same name
to this task.
The file must be
unlocked before it can delete overwritten. Only Administrators can
overwrite locked files.
do I delete a file attachment?
To delete a file, check the box next to the file, then click on
"Delete checked item(s)".
Only Administrators can delete locked files. For all other users, the
file must be unlocked before they can delete it.
Can I upload more than one file at a time?
Yes. You can use the "Multiple File Upload" drop down menu if you
want to upload more than one file at a time. You can upload up to 15