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Project Detail Pages (Project Server 2010 settings)

Project Server 2010

Published: April 14, 2011

Project Detail Pages (PDPs) represent a single Web Part Page in Microsoft Project Web App. PDPs can be used to display or collect information from the user. You can create PDPs much as you create any Web Part Page in a SharePoint site, where you can add Web Parts that provide the experience that you want. You can add individual Web Parts from the standard Web Part galleries or create custom Web Parts.

Microsoft Project Server 2010 Web Parts and custom Web Parts used in Demand Management all contain custom fields. Web Parts can make calls to the Project Server Interface (PSI), query the Reporting database, or integrate with external systems.

There are three types of Project Detail Pages that can be created:

  • New Project   Used for creating a project. This type of PDP is required with an enterprise project template that has a workflow for portfolio analysis.

  • Workflow Status   Shows the current stage and status for a project proposal.

  • Project   Used for editing.

To create a project detail page

  1. On the PWA home page, click Server Settings.

  2. On the Server Settings page, in the Workflow and Project Detail Pages section, click Project Detail Pages.

  3. Click the Documents tab.

  4. Select New Document on the ribbon.

  5. On the newly created blank page, select Add a Web Part.

  6. In Categories, select Project Web App, and then select the Web Part you want to add.

    The newly selected Web Part is displayed.

  7. Now you must select the project fields used to populate the web part. From the upper-right menu, select Edit Web Part.

  8. In the Edit Web Part pane, click the Modify button.

  9. Select the project data that you want the Web Part that you selected to display, and then click OK.

  10. In the Edit Web Part pane, under Appearance, enter a title and then click OK.

  11. Select the Page Tools tab on the ribbon and then click Stop Editing.

  12. Now select Edit Properties on the ribbon and update the Display Name and Page Type for your newly created Project Detail Page.

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