Create A New Project (11:37 min)

Project: Create a New Project

Completion Time:  5 minutes


Prerequisites: Completion of the Project Manager Lesson.


Objective:  In this exercise, you create a new project and add project description information.  




1:  If the Project Manager is not displayed, on the Project tab, Project Tools panel, click Manager.


2:  In the Project Manager, click New Project.



3:  In the Create New Project dialog box, for Name, type NEWPROJ


4:  For Location:

> Click Browse.
> In the Browse for Folder dialog box, browse to where you installed the exercise files.
> Select the Project Basics folder.
> Click OK.



5:  Select the Create Folder with Project Name check box to create a new folder with the same name as the project.


6:  For Copy Settings from Project File:

> Click Browse.
> In the Open dialog box, browse to where you installed the exercises files.
> In the Project Basics folder, select Project_Basics_NFPA.wdp.
> Click Open.



7:  In the Create New Project dialog box, click Descriptions.


8:  In the Project Description dialog box:

> For Title 1, type your name. Select the in reports check box.
> For Title 2, type your company name. Select the in reports check box.
> For Title 3, type your city. Select the in reports check box.
> For Job Number, type 12345-67 then select the in reports check box.


9:  Click OK to save your changes.


10:  In the Create New Project dialog box, click OK.


11:  In the Project Manager, select NEWPROJ.


12:  Click Details. Under Details, notice that the project information you entered for the first four lines is displayed.

This completes the project.