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Special Edition Using Microsoft® Project 2002 by Tim Pyron

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Exchanging Selected Parts of a Project with Other Formats

For some file formats, you are allowed to store only selected field values from a Project file. This is true for the Microsoft Excel format, the HTML format, and the text formats. In other instances, you simply may not want to save all of a project’s information. For example, a colleague might ask you to provide an Access database that records just the task names, scheduled work, and actual work for a project, so that she can help estimate task work in a similar project.

When you save an entire project in a database, Microsoft Project automatically creates a standard set of tables in the database, with standard Microsoft Project database field names. If you save only part of a project’s ...

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