The My Preferences
contains your username and
password, your contact information, your account access rights and your
has 2 parts: the title bar
- The title bar tells you where
you are in AceProject. At the end of the title bar you
will find a link to contextual help.
- The My
your personal information. The
information is organized in four groups: Account, Contact,
Access Rights, and Preferences.
- The Account group contains the user's connection information.
The Username is
to login to AceProject.
The username is used to identify you among all users in your company's
- Passwords are NOT case-sensitive. This field is mandatory.
- Each user can be assigned to a user group. User groups help keep
users together, for example as teams or departments.
- The Contact group lets you share your personal contact
information with other users.
- The email address is required in order to receive email
notifications properly. You can enter several email addresses separated by a
semi-colon ( ; ).
- The Access Rights group contains details related to your access
rights. Click here to know more
about access rights.
- The "Access Level" field lets you know whether you are an
administrator or a normal user.
- The "Project Creation" field lets you know whether you can add a
new project or not. If this access right is set to "Yes", you can add
a project and automatically be assigned as "project manager".
Moreover, you will be able to copy a project template if you had been
assigned to that template as a project manager.
The "Time Entry Mode" field lets you
know how you can enter your
It can be manually, automatically or both options combined.
If this option is disabled, you will not be able to fill out
timesheets or use the IN/OUT module.
- The "User Directory" field lets you know
which users you are allowed to see in your user directory. You may
only see users assigned to
the same projects as yourself, only administrators, only users in the
same user group, or all
. This option can be disabled as
- The Preferences group contains the user's individual
is useful to be
warned when a new task is assigned or an existing task is
modified. This avoids having to connect to AceProject frequently to check for new or updated
tasks. Simply check the
appropriate boxes to have AceProject send an email
notification. Of course, if email notification is enabled, the
email field becomes mandatory.
You can enter several email addresses separated by a
semi-colon ( ; ). Email notifications are sent in
HTML format, so your email program must be able to display this
of tasks per page"
lets you decide how many tasks will be displayed in all task lists you
are allowed to view.
projects per page"
lets you decide how many projects will be displayed in all project
lists you are allowed to view.
The "Project to Open Upon Login" drop-down list lets you choose a
default project to open when the user logs in.
If no project is chosen, the default page upon login will be "My
- The "Sort Task Report by" option lets you decide the sorting order
of all task reports you are allowed to view. Use the first drop-down
list to select a column and use the second drop-down list to choose
the sorting order. Note that this preference may be overwritten with
the preference you may set with the "Show/Hide Columns" feature.
- The "Sor
t Project Report by" option lets you decide the
sorting order of all project reports you are allowed to view.
Use the first drop-down list to select a column and use the
second drop-down list to choose the sorting order.
Note that this preference may be overwritten with the preference
you may set with the "Show/Hide Columns" feature.
- The "Time Zone"
field lets you choose your geographical location in order
to display correct date and time
- The "Date Format" drop-down list lets you choose your preferred
date and time format as well as your preferred decimal symbol (period
- The "Monthly Gantt Chart" drop-down list lets you decide how many
months will be displayed in all monthly Gantt charts you are allowed
- The "Weekly Gantt Chart" drop-down list let you decide how many
weeks will be displayed in all weekly Gantt charts you are allowed to
The "Language" drop-down list lets you choose your
preferred language in which you want to receive all email
to save your changes or
go back to the previous page without saving your changes.
is the project to open upon login?
When a user logs in to AceProject, he is
automatically directed to the page of the project he has defined
as the default project. If the user had not chosen a default
project, he will be redirected to the My Tasks page.
do I use email notification?
A user can decide to receive an email message when a new task
is assigned to him, or when one of his tasks is modified. To
enable email notification, simply check the email notification box
and enter your email address.
long does it takes to receive an email notification?
Email notification is sent instantly after the task is added
do I modify my preferences?
To modify your preferences, simply make your changes, then
click on the [Update] button. The system
administrator can also make changes to your preferences from the