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What is Deadline?
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A deadline is a target date indicating when you want a task to be completed. Imposing an inflexible constraint such as Must Finish On, that sets the finish date can lock up your schedule in ways you don't want. Instead, if you just need a reminder, you can use the deadline field of a task. This will create a green downward arrow on the Gantt chart, that marks the deadline date. The advantage of deadlines is that they keep track of its finish date without locking the schedule.

What is Slack?
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The amount of slack in your schedule indicates how long tasks can be delayed before other tasks or the project finish date are affected. If you know where slack exists in your schedule, you can move tasks when certain phases of the schedule have no slack and other phases have too much.

What is the difference in cost and work resources?
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Cost resources are different from work and material resources in that cost resources represent costs commonly incurred to complete various tasks within a project. Cost resources are a "fixed" type of resource cost, like the cost of equipment your people need, or one-time resource costs such as their travel expenses. The work resources are the ones that will burn effort and represent the people required to complete tasks in the project.

What are the MS Project supported versions?


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The following Microsoft Project file formats are supported: Microsoft Project files 2010, Microsoft Project files 2013 and Microsoft Project files 2016. In this way, you don't need to have Microsoft Project installed on your device so that you can access MS Project information.

What is Baseline?
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A baseline is a static copy of plan data that’s compared with actual and current data. It refers to a set of data about project that represents state before the work actually began. Baselines helps to compare actual vs. planned. Baseline schedule means taking a copy of your schedule and set aside for comparison later on. A baseline is a snapshot/a picture of your project at a particular moment in time.

Baseline is a copy of the final approved schedule. It is the target to aim. As much is possible, the baseline should remain the same throughout the project.

What is the “Language” option?
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The “Language” functionality allows you to change the active language of the application.

What are the Constraint types?
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Constraints can be Flexible, Semi-flexible, and Inflexible. 

What are “Constraints”?
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Task constraints are a feature that alter when your tasks will appear on the schedule. Constraints offer you more choice when it comes to automated scheduling as you can tweak your task dates based on additional information. 

I can't use the Free Viewer mode without the tool showing me the window to Start the Free Trial.
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When using Project Viewer 365 in free viewer mode, please make sure you are in Gantt Chart, Resource Sheet or Task Sheet view as only these 3 views are free.

Is there a free version that I can use?
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You can use our application in Free Read-Only mode in our web application or installing the application on your local device: https://www.projectplan365.com/download/ 

Is there an instructional video that can be downloaded for review to first time users?
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You can read our online training that has also videos included: https://www.projectplan365.com/training/. Or you can access our youtube channel, that includes training videos, from the following link: https://www.youtube.com/user/HousatonicSoftware/videos​​​​.

How do I create a Waterfall Project?
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To create a new Waterfall project click File - New - Waterfall Project.
How do I create a Scrum project?
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To create a new Scrum project click File - New - Scrum Project.
What is Split screen?
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The "Split Window" functionality allows you to see two views on your screen at the same time. When you split a view a bottom pane appears. This is a form view. It is very similar to the information dialog.

What is browser?
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A browser is a software application for accessing information on the World Wide Web.
What is CO-TERM info?
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CO-term info refers to general and special arrangements, specifications and standards that form an integral part of an agreement or contract.
What is renew subscription?
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Renew subscription is a functionality that automatically renews the subscription of your product before it expires.
What is debit card?
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A debit card is a card that allows the holder to transfer money electronically.
What is inbox?
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An inbox is an electronic folder in which emails received by an individual are held.
What is functionality?
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A functionality represents all of the operations performed by a piece of software.
What is window?
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A window is a graphical interface element used to display contents of an application for the user to interact with.
What is platform?
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A platform is a group of technologies that are used as a base upon which other applications, processes or technologies are developed
What is device?
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A device is a unit of physical hardware or equipment.
What is email address?
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An email address is a unique identifier for an email account.
What is password?
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A password is a basic security mechanism used to restrict access to a system or service.
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