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Field
Description
Active (task field)
The Active field is useful when various proposals are being presented for a Project plan and ultimately one course of action will be selected. The Active field is also useful when a task or set of tasks is being cut because of a scaling back of project scope.
Baseline Cost (task field)
The Baseline Cost field shows the total planned cost for a task, a resource for all assigned tasks, or for work to be performed by a resource on a task.
Baseline Duration (task field)
The Baseline Duration field shows the original span of time planned to complete a task.
Baseline0-10 Estimated Duration (task field)
The Baseline0-10 Estimated Duration fields show the approximated span of time planned to complete a task. When you set a baseline, Microsoft Project copies the Scheduled Duration values for tasks and stores them in the Baseline Estimated Duration fields (Baseline Estimated Duration to Baseline1 Estimated Duration through Baseline10 Estimated Duration). This is true whether the tasks are manually or automatically scheduled.
Baseline0-10 Estimated Finish (task fields)
When you set a baseline, Microsoft Project copies the Scheduled Finish dates for a task or assignment and stores them in the Baseline Estimated Finish fields (Baseline Estimated Finish to Baseline1 Estimated Finish through Baseline10 Estimated Finish). This is true whether the tasks are manually or automatically scheduled.
Baseline0-10 Estimated Start (task fields)
When you set a baseline, Microsoft Project copies the Scheduled Start dates for a task or assignment and stores them in the Baseline Estimated Start fields (Baseline Estimated Start to Baseline1 Estimated Start through Baseline10 Estimated Start). This is true whether the tasks are manually or automatically scheduled.
Baseline Finish (task field)
The Baseline Finish field shows the planned completion date for a task or assignment at the time that you saved a baseline.
Baseline Start (task field)
The Baseline Start field shows the planned start date for a task or assignment at the time that you saved a baseline.
Baseline Work (task field)
The Baseline Work field shows the total planned person-hours scheduled for a task, resource, or assignment.
Contact (task field)
The name of the individual responsible for the task. Contact name can be someone other than the assigned resource.
Constraint Date (task field)
The Constraint Date field shows the specific date associated with certain constraint types, such as Must Start On, Must Finish On, Start No Earlier Than, Start No Later Than, Finish No Earlier Than, and Finish No Later Than.
Constraint Type (task field)
The Constraint Type field provides choices for the type of constraint you can apply for scheduling a task.
Cost (task field)
The Cost field shows the total scheduled or projected cost for a task, resource, or assignment, based on costs already incurred for work performed by resources assigned to the tasks, in addition to the costs planned for the remaining work.
Cost1-10 (task fields)
The Cost1 through Cost10 fields can store custom task, resource, or assignment cost information.
Date1-10 (task fields)
The Date1 through Date10 fields store task, resource, or assignment date information.
Duration (task field)
The Duration field shows the total span of active working time for a task.
Duration1-10 (task fields)
The Duration1 through Duration10 fields store any task, resource, or assignment duration information.
Finish (task field)
The Finish field shows the date when a task is scheduled to be completed.
Finish1-10 (task fields)
The Finish1 through Finish10 fields can store any task, resource, or assignment finish date information.
Fixed Cost (task field)
The Fixed Cost field shows any nonresource task expense.
Flag1-20 (task fields)
The Flag1 through Flag20 fields indicate whether a task, resource, or assignment is marked for additional action or identification of some kind.
Hyperlink (task field)
The Hyperlink field shows the title or explanatory text for a hyperlink associated with a task, resource, or assignment.
Hyperlink Address (task field)
The Hyperlink Address field contains the address for a hyperlink associated with a task, resource, or assignment.
Hyperlink SubAddress (task field)
The Hyperlink SubAddress field contains the specific location in a document in a hyperlink associated with a task, resource, or assignment.
Name (task field)
The Name field contains the name of a task or a resource.
Notes (task field)
The Notes field contains comments you can enter about a task, resource, or assignment.
Number1-20 (task fields)
The Number1 through Number20 fields store any numeric information that you want to include in your project that relate to tasks, resources, or assignments.
Outline Level (task field)
The Outline Level field indicates the put of a task or assignment in the project outline hierarchy.
Percent (%) Complete (task field)
The % Complete field contains the current status of a task, expressed as the percentage of the task's duration that has been completed.
Percent (%) Work Complete (task field)
The % Work Complete field contains the current status of a task, resource, or assignment, expressed as the percentage of work that has been completed.
Predecessors (task field)
The Predecessors field lists the task ID numbers for the predecessor tasks on which the task depends before it can be started or finished.
Priority (task field)
The Priority field indicates the level of importance given to a task.
Resource Names (task field)
The Resource Names field lists the names of all resources assigned to a task.
Start fields
The Start field shows the date when an assigned resource is scheduled to begin working on a task.
Start1-10 (task fields)
The Start1 through Start10 fields show any specific task, resource, or assignment start date information that you want to enter and store separately in your project.
Task Calendar (task field)
The Task Calendar field lists all calendars available to be applied to a task.
Text1-30 (task fields)
The Text1 through Text30 fields store any text information that you want to include in your project about tasks, resources, or assignments.
Type (task field)
The Type field provides choices that control the effect that editing work, assignment units, or duration has on the calculations of the other two fields.
WBS (task field)
The WBS field contains work breakdown structure (WBS) codes.
Work (task field)
The Work field shows the total time scheduled on a task for all assigned resources, the total time to which a resource is scheduled on all assigned tasks, or the total amount of time scheduled for a resource on a task.
Base Calendar (resource field)
The Base Calendar field indicates which calendar is the base calendar for a resource calendar.
Code (resource field)
The Code field contains any code, abbreviation, or number you want to enter as part of a resource's information.
Cost Per Use (resource field)
For a work resource (people and equipment), the Cost Per Use field shows the cost that accrues every time that a resource is used. It is added every time that a work resource unit is assigned to a task.
Group (resource field)
The Group field contains the name of the group that a resource belongs to.
Initials (resource field)
The Initials field shows the abbreviation for a resource name.
Material Label (resource field)
The Material Label field contains the unit of measurement you enter for a material resource, for example, tons, boxes, or cubic yards.
Max Units (resource field)
The Max Units field contains the maximum percentage or number of units representing the maximum capacity for which a resource is available to accomplish any tasks during the current time period.
Name (resource field)
The Name field contains the name of a task or a resource.
Notes (resource field)
The Notes field contains comments you can enter about a task, resource, or assignment.
Number1-20 (resource fields)
The Number1 through Number20 fields store any numeric information that you want to include in your project that relate to tasks, resources, or assignments.
Standard Rate (resource field)
The Standard Rate field shows the rate of pay for regular, non-overtime work performed by a resource.
Start1-10 (resource fields)
The Start1 through Start10 fields show any specific task, resource, or assignment start date information that you want to enter and store separately in your project.
Text1-30 (resource fields)
The Text1 through Text30 fields store any text information that you want to include in your project about tasks, resources, or assignments.
Type (resource field)
The Type field provides choices that control the effect that editing work, assignment units, or duration has on the calculations of the other two fields.
Project fields
Calendar (project field)
The Project Calendar field indicates which calendar is the default base calendar for tasks and resource calendars.
Comments (project field)
The Comments field contains project notes.
Company (project field)
The Company field contains company name.
Finish Date (project field)
The Finish field shows the date when a project is scheduled to be completed.
Keywords (project field)
The Keywords field contains document keywords.
Manager (project field)
The Manager field indicates the project owner.
Start Date (project field)
The Start field shows the date when new tasks are scheduled to begin by default.
Subject (project field)
The Subject field contains project subject
Title (project field)
The Title field shows the project name