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Redmine Cookbook by Aleksandar Pavić

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Exporting to Microsoft Project

If, for some reason, you need to import a Redmine project into Microsoft Project 2013, this recipe teaches you how to export Redmine issue data and import it to a Microsoft Project. Please keep in mind that Redmine-exported data can be used or imported in other software capable of CSV or Excel import.

Getting ready

Prepare Microsoft Project to open legacy file formats:

  1. Start Microsoft Project and create a new blank project.
  2. Go to File | Options.
  3. Choose Trust Center.
  4. Click the Trust Center Settings button.
  5. Choose the Legacy Formats tab.
  6. Choose Allow loading files with legacy or non-default file formats.
  7. Close dialog boxes by clicking OK.

How to do it…

The first step is to export data from Redmine to a CSV file. To do it, perform ...

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