How to Configure Default Settings in Microsoft Project to use with PPM

Document ID : KB000010047
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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In order to prevent inconsistencies, please apply the following settings in Microsoft Project when using it to open and save projects from CA PPM.


Red - required

Green - optional

Note: While configuring the options for an open project, a message Options for this project: <project name> appears. Change the message to Options for this project: All New Projects. If there are no open projects, All New Projects will be automatically selected.


File > Options > General





File > Options > Schedule

Note: Do not make changes to the Calendar section.





File > Options > Advanced



Additional Information:

Check CA Technologies Documentation (DocOps) for more information. Choose your PPM release, then navigate to Using > Project Management > Manage Projects with Microsoft Project (MSP) > Synchronization with Microsoft Project, then Configure Default Settings in Microsoft Project section.