OnePager 5.3 Is Here!

We are very excited to announce the latest release of OnePager, version 5.3.

The enhancements reviewed in the below video (Part 1 of 3) are:

  1. Standalone – you can now launch OnePager from your desktop (the add-in is now optional)
  2. Data Tab – you can now Update your Project Views without leaving the editor
  3. Direct Export to PPT or PDF
  4. Mirror settings between the Task Bars and Milestones tabs in the Project-View Properties
  5. Addition of new milestone shapes

Have a look!

Check out Part 2 next week!

Best of OnePager Blog – Formulas in Microsoft Project

We’ve recently had a significant uptick in readership and for that reason we’d like to begin sprinkling in some of, what might be considered, our best posts in organized groups.

This week we’re going to share previous posts that will help you automate population of Flag columns in Project through the use of formulas.  Your Flag columns are Custom Fields in Project, which means that you can write formulas to avoid manually combing through your data and putting a “yes” value where you need them.FormulasImage Continue reading

OnePager Tip: Shorten Task Names for Clarity

Prior to using OnePager, you didn’t have to consider how much space your project plan’s task or milestone labels would consume in a chart. Regardless of how long they were, you always had to re-type them anyway into whatever other application you were using to create your reports — and most people shortened labels while retyping.  But now that you’re using your actual plan data to drive your visuals, label length is a major consideration.

Take a look at the examples below.  The first has very long labels, while the second uses only what is necessary for the audience to understand what the activity or milestone is.  (Double-click to enlarge each image.)

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Video Series: Tips for Working With Large OnePager Reports (3 of 3)

The third video in a series that discussed tips for working with large OnePager Project Views.

Video Series: Tips for Working With Large OnePager Reports (2/3)

This is the second video in a series that will cover a variety of features and tips to help you work with large amounts of data in OnePager.

Resources and Cost – A Community Garden

We get asked a LOT what OnePager can provide in terms of displaying resource and cost data.  The question doesn’t come in a specific way.  It really is this generic: “Can you display resource and cost data?”

First, let’s answer the question:  YES.
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Our Latest How-To Video: Product Roadmap Reports with OnePager Pro

The next installment in our how-to video series explains how to use OnePager Pro to make a product roadmap report for executives from data in MS Project. As always, share it around and let us know your questions and comments!

https://youtu.be/0w2nwlXIOAs

Latest How-To Video: Making a Timeline with Swimlanes using OnePager Pro

In our latest video, we show you how to make a swimlane timeline using Microsoft Project and OnePager Pro. Great introductory video for project managers who want easy-to-make, easy-to-update swimlanes but aren’t yet familiar with OnePager Products!

https://youtu.be/rp2KVyndCNQ

Introducing: How-To Videos

Chronicle Graphics is introducing a new series of how-to videos, to help our customers and potential customers better understand OnePager Pro and OnePager Express.

Our first videoexplains how to use OnePager Pro to export data from Microsoft Project to PowerPoint for presentations — all in a few mouse clicks.

Enjoy!

https://youtu.be/qI2sUyCQiUw