New Help Content – June/July

Check out the new help content that has come out over the past month.


Office Online Content and Demo Videos

Connect with other Project users

Connecting with the community of Project users has now gotten more interesting with the addition of more community resources.

Project functions for custom fields

Examples have been added to this popular article to you customize Project functions and fields.

Use Project 2007 on Office Live

You can now use Office Live to share Project files.

Watch this: Create an inter-project dependency

Watch the video on creating relationships between groups in your organization through Project dependencies.

Watch This: Split a view

Work like the pros. Learn now to split a few for easy task and resource manipulation.

TechNet Content

Deploy the Infrastructure Update for Office Project Server 2007

This article describes how to install the Infrastructure Update for Microsoft Office Project Server 2007.

Report Data Service optimizations for custom fields

This article provides some tips and examples that can help optimize custom reporting solutions built for the Reporting Database (RDB) of Office Project Server 2007. If you are interested in building custom views or applying custom indexes on any views in the RDB, read this article for some helper stored procedures that can be used in conjunction with your solutions.

Project Server 2007 Infrastructure Update Release

This white paper covers the new features and changes associated with the Project Client and Infrastructure Update for Microsoft Office Project 2007.

Back up and restore your farm (Project Server 2007)

With the new Infrastructure Update, the globally unique identifier (GUID) and change log of each content database are retained when you restore or re-attach the database. Therefore, if you are reattaching a recent database version, Search does not need to perform a full crawl to integrate the reattached content database. This is a substantial improvement over the RTM release of the product.

Best practices for viewing proposals

This article describes best practices for configuring the Proposals and Activities page in Project Web Access, including tips for obtaining best performance.

New Community Content option available to articles in TechNet:

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