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Set baseline not working / Bar styles do not appear..in "configure bar styles"? RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hello!

    I got a file from a friend. She  can not  set a baseline.

    1. I open her file in my computer. Not possible to set baseline. "configure bar styles" missing a lot of information.

    2. I open a new project . Same problem.

    3. restart computer . Now it works with new project

    4 try friends project. Same problem.

    Whats wrong?

    Missing service pack?

    How can I find out if service pack is missing?

    Help...

    johan

    Friday, October 3, 2014 2:09 PM

All replies

  • Hi Johan,

    It look like your friends MS Project installation got corrupted somehow.

    Have you tried to run a repair of the MS Project installation on your friends machine? or tried to repair the mpp file using save to XML and save back the file or tools like http://www.project.repairtoolbox.com/ ?

    Also, another thing to try is to Reset the Default settings in Project 2013

    http://rollyperreaux.com/how-to-reset-to-default-settings-in-project-2013/

    Hope this helps

    Paul

    Friday, October 3, 2014 2:52 PM
  • Johan,

    The command to save a baseline doesn't and configure bar styles is two different commands.  Can you please let us know how you are attempting to save the baseline?  Also you cannot see baseline bars in the Bar Styles dialog box - unless you have turned them on first.  Try applying the Tracking Gantt chart - which shows the baselines by default.

    You don't state what version of Project you are using but to check Service Packs for Project 2010 - File > Help.  Click the Additional Version and Copyright Information link under About Microsoft Project.


    Friday, October 3, 2014 5:00 PM
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