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Chapter 2: A guided tour of Project
A guided tour of Project
IN THIS CHAPTER, YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO
▪ Use the Backstage view to share and manage Project files.
▪ Work with commands on different tabs of the ribbon interface.
▪ Apply different views to see information presented in different ways.
▪ Use reports to quickly communicate the status of your plan.
This chapter leads you on a fast-paced tour of Microsoft Project 2013. If you are new to
Project, you’ll see the essential features and activities that make it such a powerful
application. In this chapter, you’ll be introduced to many of the Project features and conventions
that you’ll work with throughout this topic.
PRACTICE FILES Before you can complete the exercises in this chapter, you need to copy
the book’s practice files to your computer. A complete list of practice files is provided in
“Download the practice files” at the beginning of this topic. For each exercise that has a
practice file, simply browse to where you saved the book’s practice file folder.
IMPORTANT If you are running Project Professional with Project Web App/Project Server, take
care not to save any of the practice files you work with in this topic to Project Web App (PWA). For
more information, see Appendix C, “Collaborating: Project, SharePoint, and PWA.”