Microsoft Project Interoperability
Enhanced support for import and export of plan information with Microsoft Project 2003 and 2007.
|Product / Module||
PTC Windchill ProjectLink
|Product Functional Area||
Project Management and Execution
|User Interface Location|
|Processes, Initiatives, and Best Practices||
Program & Portfolio Management
Benefits and Description
The import and export of more granular project plans improves Microsoft Project compatibility with support for Microsoft Project 2003 and 2007. You can choose to use Microsoft Project for authoring and editing project plans and Windchill ProjectLink for enterprise project execution and deliverable management.
The import function (synchronize or replace) provides additional Microsoft Project plan information support:
- Tasks with durations of minutes, hours, days, weeks, and months
- Task types
- Fractional durations and rounding
- Precedence types of Finish-to-start, Finish-to-finish, Start-to-start and Start-to-finish
- Lead and lag
- Summary activities
- Task assignment
- 24 hour and standard calendars
Import diagnostics have been improved to facilitate correction in the source Microsoft Project plan.