Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Grouping Project details
Click Advanced , and under Display , clear the Automatically add new views, tables,
filters, and groups to the global check box.
Click OK to close the Project Options dialog box.
With that housekeeping chore completed, you are ready to create a custom group.
On the View tab, in the Data group, click the down arrow next to the Group By box
and then click More Groups .
The More Groups dialog box appears.
In this dialog box, you can see all of the available predeined groups for tasks (when
in a task view) and resources (when in a resource view). Your new group will be most
similar to the Resource Group, so you’ll start by copying it.
Make sure that Resource Group is selected, and then click Copy .
The Group Definition dialog box appears.
In the Name box, select the displayed text and then type Resource Groups by
In the Field Name column, click the first empty cell below Group .
Type or select Cost .
In the Order column for the Cost field, select Descending .
The resources will be grouped based on the values in the Group field, and then by
the Cost field from highest to lowest.