Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Chapter 20: Sharing information with other programs
Sharing information with
IN THIS CHAPTER, YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO
▪ Copy and paste tabular data from Project to another program.
▪ Use Project to open a file produced in another program.
▪ Save Project data to other file formats using import/export maps.
▪ Generate Excel and Visio documents using the Visual Reports feature.
In this chapter, you focus on various ways of getting data into and out of Microsoft Project
2013. In addition to the standard Microsoft Windows copy and paste features with which
you might be familiar, Project offers a variety of options for importing and exporting data.
Throughout this chapter, you’ll see the following terms:
▪ The source program is the program from which you copy information.
▪ The destination program is the program to which you paste information.
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.”