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I have just started trial. When I request a save, it does not give me option of placing the file in a specific directory.
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If your file is already saved in a location, when you click on File- Save the file is overwritten with the new changes.

If your file is not saved yet, please go to menu File-Save As in order to select the location. Also, if your file is not saved yet on another location and you go to menu File-Save you will need to select the location where to save the file.

Is it possible to keep the same presentation (same columns) when we close the file, and then, we re-open later?
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In order to preserve the columns in the file, the file must be saved before closing it.
There isn’t a “save button” when you are working in a file.  You have to go into Save, correct? If so, is it auto saving so you don’t lose anything just in case a system crash?
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You need to manually Save the file. We recommend to save your file every 15 minutes by going to menu File-Save. The Auto Save feature will not overwrite your file, in case of a crash you can recover your file by going to menu File-Open-Open Unsaved Project.
How can I save files to iCloud Drive?
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The Save to iCloud Drive option is available only on Mac platform. In order to save files to iCloud Drive, go to the File menu - Save As and select iCloud Drive. Type the name of the file and press "Save".
I'm having trouble saving my file.
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Please make sure you have installed, on your device, our latest application from the store or from our website: Download Project Plan 365.

If your issue is not solved, please contact us at Contact Support.
How do I save a project?
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To save a project click on File - Save. If the project you want to save is a new project file, then clicking on File  Save, will redirect you to the Save As option which will let you choose the desired method. This option is available only if the file is associated with a location on Device, Google Drive, Dropbox, Box or OneDrive, My Projects - Drive 365, Basecamp, SharePoint Online, Project Online, Project Server.If the file is associated with a location on Device, Google Drive, Dropbox, Box or OneDrive, My Projects - Drive 365, Basecamp, SharePoint Online, Project Online, Project Server, clicking on File - Save, will allow you to save the file directly in the location from which you opened it. 

How can I convert this file to MS Project 2013?
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The MPP files saved with Project Plan 365 are compatible with Microsoft Project 2010 and newer versions.
How do I save as MS Project 2007 format?
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We are sorry, but the MPP files saved with Project Plan 365 are compatible with Microsoft Project 2010 and newer versions.
How do I add a new project name, before adding a task?
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Just save the plan with the project name you want using the Save As option.
What is the difference between Export to MPP and Save As MPP?
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There's no difference between export to mpp and save as mpp.
How do I recover my file in case of a crash?
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If the Auto Save option is turned on, you can automatically save versions of your file while you’re working on it. To recover your file, go to File - Open - Open Unsaved Project.
How do I protect my files in case of a crash?
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Crashes happen. The power goes out. And sometimes, people accidentally close a file without saving. To avoid losing all your work when stuff like that happens, we turned on Auto Save by default.
How do I activate the Auto Save functionality?
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To activate the Auto Save functionality, go to File - Options - General Settings tab - General Options section. Make sure the "Auto save a copy every x minutes" box is selected.
What does the “Auto Save” functionality do?
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The Auto Save functionality saves a copy of your file automatically at a given time.
How do I save a file to a cloud service?
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To save a file to a cloud service go to File - Save As and select the desired cloud service.
Why does a warning message appear when trying to save a file created with Microsoft Project?
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When a file is saved, Project Plan 365 will identify if it is created with Microsoft Project or Project Plan 365. The warning message will appear if the file was created with Microsoft Project and if the project file contains unsupported functionalities.

What are warning messages?
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Warning messages are modal dialog boxes that alert the user of a condition that might cause a problem in the future.
What does “Save As” do?
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The “Save As” functionality allows you to save your file without overwriting the previous version by choosing a new name and optionally a new location.
What does “Save” do?
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The “Save” functionality saves the current file, in the current format.
Are documents stored to the local machine only?
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We don't have a mechanism to control via our app where the files are saved or restrict sharing based on internal policies.

How can I save my project to my computer?
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Saving a project file to your computer is similar to saving a file in any other program. Click File - Save As - Computer. It saves the current file, in the current format.
Do you recommend to auto save files every 15 minutes?
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To be extra safe, enter a small number in the minutes box, like 10. That way, you’ll never lose more than 10 minutes of work. On the other hand, if you want to make the application faster, try entering a larger number in the minutes box, like 20.

How do I set the interval for auto save?
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To set the interval for auto save, go to File – Options. In General Settings tab look at General Options section. Make sure the auto save box is selected and change the interval as you please then press OK.

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