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

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Creating and Customizing Forms

Custom forms are simply dialog boxes containing Microsoft Project fields for data entry. Don’t confuse custom forms with built-in form views such as the Task Entry view. Form views are built into Microsoft Project and show a set of predetermined fields. On the other hand, custom forms are dialog boxes in which you control the fields of information that appear on the form, where they appear, and whether they are editable or only viewable.

Before you dive into creating custom forms, keep in mind that entering field values in a table within a view is fast and easy. In a table, you can copy values to several tasks or resources at the same time by using the fill handle to drag values down the columns, as described on page ...

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