Create New Project from Existing in MS Project

Creating a new project using an existing Project

[If your project was on Project Server, first save as the project on your desktop as .mpp file]

  1. Open MS Project Professional 2013 and make sure you are connected to MS Project Server PPM
  2. Go to File menu > New
  3. Under Featured tab click on ‘New from existing project’ icon

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  1. In ‘New from Existing Project’ dialog box, navigate to the .MPP project file from your desktop and click Open
  2. Click on File > Save As > Save button
  3. In the next dialog box, enter the name of the project and click Save

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  1. Continue to modify the project after the status bar in bottom middle says ‘Save completed successfully’

 

Creating a new project using Enterprise Templates

Only Project Server Administrators can save projects as Enterprise Templates.

  1. Open MS Project Professional 2013 and make sure you are connected to MS Project Server PPM
  2. Go to File menu > New. Then click on Enterprise tab on the right side (the view defaults to Featured)

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  1. Click on one of the relevant template
  2. Before making changes, click the File > Save option
  3. Enter the name of the project and other custom fields information
  4. Click OK
  5. Continue to modify the project after the status bar in bottom middle says ‘Save completed successfully’

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