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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.
How to save a project file to OneDrive?
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To save a file to OneDrive, go to the File menu, then click Save As and select OneDrive. Type in a name for your file and press Save.
Can I sign out from OneDrive?
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You can Sign Out from OneDrive. In order to do that, go to the File menu, select Open then select the OneDrive cloud. In the file picker that appears, click Sign Out button from the upper right side of the dialog. If you want to sign in with a different account, first you must sign out and then sign in with the desired account.
How to sort the files and folders OneDrive?
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To sort files in a different order, click one of the column headings in the file picker. For example, click Name to sort by file name. Click the column heading again to sort in the reverse order.
How to rename an existing project in OneDrive?
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In order to rename an existing project from OneDrive cloud, right-click on the project you want to rename and choose Rename option in the contextual menu. In the Rename Project dialog that appeared, enter the new name and click OK button.
How to create a new (empty) project in OneDrive?
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In order to create a new project in OneDrive cloud, click on New Project button, enter the name for the project you want to create in Create New Project dialog and click OK button or Enter key. The empty project will be created in the current directory with the entered name.
How to create a new folder in OneDrive?
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In order to create a new folder in OneDrive cloud, click on New Folder button, enter the name for the folder you want to create in Create New Folder dialog and click OK button or Enter key. The folder will be created in the current directory with the entered name.
How to search for a file in OneDrive?
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In order to search for a file in OneDrive cloud file picker, in the search box from the right corner of the file picker start typing part of the file name you want to find. As you type, the results for your search will be shown.
How to delete a project from OneDrive?
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In order to delete a project from OneDrive cloud, go to the File menu – Open – OneDrive. 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.
How do I open a project saved on my OneDrive?
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To open a project from OneDrive you need to click File - Open - OneDrive. Login if you are not authenticated yet. There are several ways to open a project from the OneDrive file picker:

  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.
How to sort the files and folders in My Projects- Drive 365?
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To sort files in a different order, click one of the column headings in the file picker. For example, click Name to sort by file name. Click the column heading again to sort in the reverse order.
How to rename an existing project in My Projects - Drive 365?
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In order to rename an existing project from My Projects – Drive 365, right-click on the project you want to rename and choose Rename option in the contextual menu. In the Rename Project dialog that appeared, enter the new name and click OK button.
How to create a new (empty) project in My Projects - Drive 365?
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In order to create a new project in My Projects – Drive 365, click on New Project button, enter the name for the project you want to create in Create New Project dialog and click button or Enter key. The empty project will be created in the current directory with the entered name.
How to search for a file in My Projects - Drive 365 file picker?
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In order to search for a file in My Projects – Drive 365 file picker, in the search box from the right corner of the file picker start typing part of the file name you want to find. As you type, the results for your search will be shown.
Can I share a project from the Drive 365?
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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 – OpenMy Projects - Drive 365  and in the file picker right-click on the project you want to share and choose Share option from the contextual menu. 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.

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. 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.

How to share a project file from Google Drive?
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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 – OpenGoogle Drive 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.
Can I sign out from Google Drive?
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You can Sign Out from Google Drive. In order to do that, go to the File menu, select Open then select the Google Drive cloud. In the file picker that appears, click Sign Out button from the upper right side of the dialog. If you want to sign in with a different account, first you must sign out and then sign in with the desired account. 
How to sort the files and folders Google Drive?
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To sort files in a different order, click one of the column headings in the file picker. For example, click Name to sort by file name. Click the column heading again to sort in the reverse order. 
How to rename an existing project in Google Drive?
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In order to rename an existing project from Google Drive cloud, right-click on the project you want to rename and choose Rename option in the contextual menu. In the Rename Project dialog that appeared, enter the new project name and click OK button. 
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