Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Formatting tables in a report
filtering , grouping , and sorting of the table rows and, for task fields, change the outline
levels of what tasks get displayed. Fields in Project are organized into task fields and
resource fields. You will work with the Field List pane in the following exercise.
When you select a table in a report, in addition to the Field List pane appearing, the two
Table Tools contextual tabs, Design and Layout, also appear on the ribbon:
▪ The Design tab Contains commands to add or remove a header row, change the
table’s formatting, apply table styles (color schemes), and apply WordArt styles to
selected text in the table.
▪ The Layout tab Contains commands you use to adjust row height and column
width, adjust the alignment of content in the table’s cells, and make other table size
In addition, whenever you view a report the Report Tools Design contextual tab appears.
You’ll work with this tab later in this chapter when you create a custom report.
The scenario: At Lucerne Publishing, the team working on the children’s gourmet cookbook
as well as the project’s sponsors like the Project Overview report for its concise project
status that can be seen at a glance. Because the cookbook plan includes a baseline, you
want to include the baseline finish values of upcoming milestones in the report. You also
like how the Project Statistics dialog box shows % Complete and % Work Complete side by
side, and you’d like to add this to the report as well.
In this exercise, you change the content and formatting of tables in a report.
SET UP You need the Advanced Reporting_Start file located in your Chapter18 practice
file folder to complete this exercise. Open the Advanced Reporting_Start file, and save it
as Advanced Reporting.
On the Report tab, in the View Reports group, click Dashboards and then click
Project Overview .
Project displays the Project Overview report.