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How to save a project file to SharePoint Online?
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To save a file to SharePoint Online, go to the File menu, then click Save As (also click the Other locations dropdown if on Mac), then select the SharePoint cloud - Open from SharePoint – SharePoint Site. Type in a name for your file and press Save.

How can I save a project in Project Server?
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To save a project on Project Server use Save as functionality available on File - Save as (also click the Other locations dropdown if on Mac) - Project Server / Online - enter Server URL Enter windows credentials like domain\Username and password Enter project name and press Save.

How do I save a project to Project Online?
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To save a project on Project Online use Save as functionality available on File - Save as (also click the Other locations dropdown if on Mac), then click the Project Server / Online - enter Server URL. Enter windows credentials and then insert the name of the project and press Save.

How to save a project file to Box?
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To save a file to Box, go to the File menu, then click Save As (also click the Other locations dropdown if on Mac), then select the Box cloud. Type in a name for your file and press Save.

How do I open a password protected subproject?
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To open a password protected subproject, go to “Project” – “Subproject” – “Computer / Drive 365 and choose the desired project from local device or “Drive 365” cloud. Click the “Open” button, and then type the password in “Password” dialog. The subproject will be added to your master project.
How do I open a password protected project plan?
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To open a password protected project plan is the same as opening any plan. Go to “File” – “Open” – “Computer / or Clouds and choose the desired project. Click the “Open” button, and then type the password in “Password” dialog.

Are files from Drive 365 encrypted?
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Drive 365 uses 256-bit AES keys to encrypt all files stored to your personal folder.
Where is my Drive 365 personal folder stored?
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Your Drive 365 personal folder is stored in Azure Blob Storage.
Can I import data from Office 365 to Project Plan Software?
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You can open projects created in Microsoft Project as they are .mpp format which is compatible with Project Plan 365.
Can I open multiple .MPP files at the same time?
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 Opening multiple files at the same time is possible in our Project Plan 365 for Mac and for Windows applications.

Does Project Plan 365 utilize iCloud drive for iOS users?
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​Project Plan 365 for iOS doesn't have the iCloud Drive feature available.

Why do I get a “You don’t have permission to access this folder” message when trying to open a project?
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You get the “You don’t have permission to access this folder” message when you are trying to open a Drive 365 file that was not shared with you explicitly. Please, contact the owner of the project in order to share it to your account. 
With whom can I share a Drive 365 file?
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You can share a Drive 365 file with team members of your organization and people outside the team. Note that if you share a project to users outside the team, only those users will be able to open, edit and save the project. Anyone who has been forwarded the project, will not be able to open it, getting a “You don’t have permission to access this folder” message. 
Can I use my Dropbox Business account to access team folders inside the application?
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Project Plan 365 allows Dropbox Business users who use the Team Spaces configuration to see all their team’s folders. 
How to delete a project from My Projects - Drive 365?
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In order to delete a project from My Projects – Drive365 cloud, go to the File menu – Open – My Projects – Drive 365 and select the right division folder (if needed). From the file picker, right-click on the file you want to remove and select Delete option in the contextual menu. Click Yes in the confirmation dialog.

Are we able to set policies that restrict how documents are shared through the application?
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If you purchase the Business Subscription, each user can have a role (Editor, Collaborator, Viewer). Based on the given role, he can modify the entire plan, modify some specific fields or only view the file.

There is also the Divisions functionality that restricts member access to certain projects based on assigned division.

What is Recent files list?
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Recent files list is a list of files that have been recently accessed.
What is Import schedule?
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To import schedule is a functionality that converts a schedule into the format required by the application being used.
How to delete a project from Box?
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In order to delete a project from Box cloud, go to the File menu – Open – Box. From the file picker, right-click on the file you want to remove and select Delete option from the contextual menu. Click Yes in the confirmation dialog.
Why I cannot open a .MPP file from Project Online?
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Most likely, the issue is caused because the URL includes the entire path to your .MPP file. Please make sure the link looks like this: {sharepoint_url}/sites/pwa. For example: https://name.sharepoint.com/sites/pwa

Are the read-only team members able to open files from Drive 365?
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Any read-only team member can open and view the files stored in Drive 365 cloud.
How do I open a file from Drive 365?
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After saving your first file to My Projects – Drive 365 you can open it using the File - Open - My Projects – Drive 365 menu option, or you can access it from your Recent Projects list. In the Open from Drive 365 dialog there are several ways to open a file: 

  1. Double click on a project; 
  2. Select a project and click Open button; 
  3. Right-click on a project and select Open in contextual menu; 
  4. Select a project and click Enter key. 

The “My Projects – Drive365” dialog can be also accessed from File menu – Home tab – Projects button.

How do I open and save files in Microsoft Teams?
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Here are the steps to open and save a project called "sample.mpp" from your organization's sharepoint:

1. Go to menu File-Open and click SharePoint
2. Select SharePoint Site
3. Enter URL for site. Is should be {sharepoint_url}/sites/{team_name}
4. Enter your credentials
5. Navigate in Documents\General
6. Select the project.

After that, the project can be saved from menu File – Save or command + s shortcut. If you need to save a new project, you need to go to menu File – Save As – SharePoint – SharePoint Site , navigate in Documents\General, enter project name and press Save.

Is there a way to implement a Window Tab where we can circle between opened Projects on Mac?
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To find all the opened projects on Mac, please right-click on the Project Plan 365 icon and then click on Show All Windows button.
How to share a project file from OneDrive?
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You can share your project with your team members by using the Share option from the Team - Share menu, by clicking on the Share Project button from the Share bar that appears immediately after opening a file or by going to File menu – OpenOneDrive and in the file picker, right-click on the project you want to share and choose Share option from the contextual menu. Then, just type the E-mail address and a message, if you want, and click on one of the three options available in the Share Projects with the Team Members dialog: Copy Link, Send as PDF (not available when sharing from file picker), Send as MPP (not available when sharing from file picker). Then, click on the Share Project button from the dialog and the E-mail will be sent to the added e-mail address.
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