Creating reports in Project 2022

Project 2022 (Online Desktop Client)    |    Intermediate
  • 9 videos | 24m 43s
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With Project, you can create a number of different reports directly within the program. Reports display a project's data in a concise and visually appealing way, using graphs, charts, and tables. Explore the various predefined report templates, as well as the option to create your own custom report. Customize reports by inserting text via text boxes and shapes, format the text to improve accessibility, and change the theme of the report. Before printing the report, see how to modify the page margins, orientation, and page breaks. Reuse custom reports in other projects by saving reports as templates using the Organizer tool. Learn to compare two versions of a project side by side by creating a comparative report. This course has been recorded in a Project Online Desktop Client environment.


  • Discover the key concepts covered in this creating reports in project 2022 course
    Generate reports from templates
    Create a report
    Insert text into reports
    Format text in a report
  • Change the appearance of a report
    Modify the page setup
    Reuse custom reports in other projects
    Compare projects reports side-by-side


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    This video outlines the key content covered in this Creating reports in Project 2022 course, including how to create custom reports, change the appearance of your report, and how to compare two projects by creating a comparative report. FREE ACCESS
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    With Project, you can create several different reports directly within the program. Explore the available predefined report templates, which focus on your project's resources, cost, progress and overviews. See how to use the different report templates, and modify the information you would like to display. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Creating a report
    2m 51s
    If you can't find a suitable report template, you can create your own custom report. Custom reports reflect only the information you need. You can start adding information in a blank report template, a chart, table, or comparison report. See how to create a custom report, change the data fields that are used, and rename your report. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Inserting text into reports
    2m 25s
    If you need to insert text into your report, you'll need to use shapes or text boxes to do so. Explore how to add text to your reports via shapes and text boxes. And see how to move, resize and delete those elements. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Formatting text in your reports
    2m 38s
    You can format the text in your report to improve its accessibility and visual appeal. Project allows you to change the text size and font, add text effects, and color. You can even set a text box as a default if you need to reuse it. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Changing the appearance of your report
    2m 33s
    In Project, you control the look of your reports, from simple color themes to explosions of colors and effects. You can use the available themes as shortcuts to apply a pre-set group of colors, fonts, and effects to your report. Or you can change each theme element individually, to create the most visually appealing report. See how to change the report theme, modify the theme colors, update font styles and add effects. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Modifying your page setup
    2m 13s
    In Project, you can print your reports to share with other team members or managers. Before printing your report, you should know how to use the various Page Setup formatting options. Explore how to change the page margins, orientation, or page breaks. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Reusing custom reports
    3m 22s
    Project includes an Organizer tool that allows you to copy your reports to the Global template (Global.MPT) list. Copying an element to the Global template list makes it available to use in other projects. Project also has a Copy Report tool, which you can use to copy and then paste reports into other projects, or Microsoft applications such as Word or PowerPoint. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Comparing two projects
    4m 28s
    You may need to know what changes have been made between two different versions of a project. Microsoft Project allows you to create a comparative report highlighting changes between different versions of the same project. The comparison report comes with a legend, with indicators to understand which tasks have a different name in the previous version, are only in the current project, only in the previous project, or are common to both versions. FREE ACCESS


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