Home > Sample chapters

Start a new plan

Enter the plan title and other properties

Like other Microsoft Office apps, Project keeps track of several document properties. Some of these properties are statistics, such as how many times the document has been revised. Other properties include information that you might want to record about a plan, such as the project title, the project manager’s name, or keywords to support a file search. Some of these properties are used in views, in reports, and in page headers and footers when printing. You can view and record these properties in the Properties dialog box.

03fig04.jpg

Record useful summary information about a plan in the Properties dialog box

Click to view larger image

To enter a plan’s properties

  1. Click the File tab, and then click Info.

  2. On the right side of the Info screen, click Project Information. In the menu that appears, click Advanced Properties.

  3. Enter whatever properties you want to record (all are optional), and then click OK.