Sorting not working on managing view for Project Center page via custom field RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi All,

    Sorting not working for project center view type! I am not sure what I am doing wrong here, but sorting option in manage view is not properly working for custom created view.

    Please read the Scenario:-

    We have few departments like and it is a mandatory field.

    Department :



    Abc.Cat.External Audit


    Abc.Rat.All Rat Securities



    Abc.Bat.Bat Core & Payroll






    Xyz.Dog.Corporate Transactions

    Now, I have created a custom view 'Department_Sorting' and follow the below mentioned steps :-

    1) selected project name and Department from table & fields.

    2) Check "Grant Chart (Project Center)

    3) Set left offset for the splitter bar : 400 (pixel)

    4) Sort by Department

    5) Order by Ascending

    6) Selected all the security 'My direct reports', 'My organization'etc.

    Thanks, Sumit Gupta SharePoint Consultant MCP, MCTS, MCITP, CCNA

    Friday, January 18, 2013 12:31 PM

All replies

  • Hi

    I can confirm with Project Server 2010 and December 2012 Cumulative Update, that a sorting in a Project Center view does some kind of sorting, but the order is not correct. Seems to be that it sorts by the internal GUID of the lookup value instead of the real text behind that value.

    Seems to be an issue within Project Center only - Resource Center is sorting correctly.

    You could try to use an ugly workaround. Create a project custom field named "Department_sorted" as formula field withh=[Project Department] and use this for sorting. Or use grouping instead of sorting - that works better...

    Kind regards


    Christoph Muelder | Senior Consultant, MCSE, MCT | SOLVIN information management GmbH, Germany

    Friday, January 18, 2013 3:27 PM