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Microsoft® Office Project 2007 Inside Out by Teresa S. Stover

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Customizing Fields

Project 2007 comes with a robust set of fields of several data types. When you double-click a column heading in a task sheet or click Insert, Column, the Column Definition dialog box appears with a few modifiable attributes, such as the title or alignment. However, you cannot change what these built-in fields represent or how they are calculated. If you want to track information that Microsoft Project does not monitor, for example, defect rates during testing, you can create your own custom fields and add them to tables in your views.

Note

For more information about adding fields to tables, see the section titled Using Fields in Chapter 4. For more information about Microsoft Project fields, type fields in the Type A Question ...

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