Controlling the project workspaces list


By default when provision a Project Web Access site, the home page contains a webbox called “Project Workspaces” which display a list of all project’s WS that have been created. By default there are two ways to display the list of WS: “All Workspaces” and “Owned Workspaces” and that’s it. A common request from customers is to display the list of WS based on a Project’s custom field so that only “active” projects are listed for instance.


A quick and easy solution to address that need would be to create a SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) report and integrate that report using the SSRS standard SharePoint webpart as shown below:


Project WS


Please note that the list contains hyperlink similar to the standard WS webpart and that EPM user rights are not taken into account unlike the standard webpart does.


Feel free to download the SSRS RDL below and modify it to your needs

Project WS 1.rdl

Comments (4)
  1. davidt says:

    Hi Chris,

    Little of topic, but is there a way to apply a similar filter to the "select task" dialog when adding a line to a timesheet? (i.e. filter based on custom field)

    Regards,

    David

  2. There is no easy way to do that unfortunatly.

  3. A partner recently asked me the following question: Is there a recommended limit on how many workspaces

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