Import

The Import page allows user to import tasks to the selected project and a scenario.  This page also allows the import of files which contain multiple projects.  The accepted file types are .XER and .MPP.  (Figure 1)

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Figure 1

2.1.1 Select Project and Select Scenario:

This functionality is used to select a project from the project list for which the tasks will be imported and also the scenario based on which the schedule simulation can be done.

Steps:

  1. Simulations —>Import
  2. Select the project from the Project List dropdown, and then select the scenario from Scenario Options (Figure 2)

 

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Figure 2

2.1.2 Loading New Scenario:

User can create and load new scenario by giving the scenario name, description, duration unit and iteration times.

Steps:

  1. Simulations —>Import
  2. Select the required scenario from the drop down. (Figure 2)
  3. Click LOAD NEW SCENARIO button to load the new scenario. (Figure 2)

 

2.1.3 Delete Scenario:

The user can delete a scenario which is selected under scenario options.

Steps:

  1. Simulations —>Import
  2. Select the scenario which is to be renamed. (Figure 2)
  3. Click DELETE SCENARIO (Figure 2)
  4. Click OK to delete the scenario or Cancel to discard.

2.1.4 Rename Scenario:

This functionality is used to rename a selected scenario.

Steps:

  1. Simulations —>Import
  2. Select the scenario which is to be deleted. (Figure 2)
  3. Click RENAME SCENARIO (Figure 2)
  4. Enter the new scenario name in the box appears. (Figure 3)
  5. Click SAVE SCENARIO button to save the new name. (Figure 3)

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Figure 3

2.1.4 Import Files:

The user can select either a single project from the drop down appears or select all the projects after the import of the required file.  Both .XER and .MPP files can be import here.

Steps:

  1. Simulations —>Import
  2. Click BROWSE button to browse a .XER or .MPP file and click LOAD THE FILE
  3. Select the project to be imported from the drop down. To import all the projects, check the Import all projects in the selected file check box if there are multiple projects in the file. (Figure 4)
  4. Click SAVE PROJECTS button to save. (Figure 4)

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Figure 4