IntroductionThere is no need to rebuild the tasks of a project manually and enter the parameters all over again. 'Copy Project' function copies the entire project along tasks and project settings, adding an extra separate view/tab.
Must-know about this featureUsing "Copy Project" feature is handy if future projects have mostly similar tasks and/or resources. Copying the project and its tasks while detaching the original resources is an option too. There is no limit on how many copies you can create of a project.
- Open a single project view You can access them from the project list.
- Click on 'Project' on the upper left
- Click on 'Copy project...' And select the timeline placing of the tasks of the copied project.
- Click on 'Create a copy'
- The copy of the project has been created You can see the second tab/Project View with the copied tasks placed in the 'UNASSIGNED TASKS' section. You can now reschedule the tasks to desired resources manually by drag and drop or by using the + icons on the right of resource titles.
- Open the project settings dialog and change the title, data field values etc
In case of the "Start time of the first task" option you can set the start date of the first task using the calendar below. "Milestone 1" and "Milestone 2" options are based on Date type
project data fields that are used for visual project milestones. If you want to detach the copied tasks from the original Resources then tick the 'Unassign resources' box. This will place the tasks to the 'Unassigned tasks' section of the single project view.