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Opening a project from SharePoint RRS feed

  • Question

  • I have a Project web based subscription and I want to open a file that has been saved on SharePoint by a colleague.

    From what I am reading Project for the web does not read mpp files, so this will not be possible.

    Is this correct and am I supposed to buy Project Standard or Project Professional to be able to do this?

    Also, what format does Project for the web save its files as?

    Thursday, November 14, 2019 2:00 PM

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  • Oobers --

    You are correct that the new Project for the Web cannot open MPP files.  You will need to purchase a license for Microsoft Project Standard or Microsoft Project Professional.  Project for the Web saves the project information in a database, so there is really no file type involved.  Hope this helps.


    Dale A. Howard [MVP]

    Thursday, November 14, 2019 2:29 PM
    Moderator