PSD: Task Assignments & Work Adjustments

Is there a way for Project to allow me to add new resources to a task and not 
have it adjust everyones allocation? I would prefer it increment total work 
effort.

One would think that Fixed Units would accomplish this; however...
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4/1/2010 3:53:01 PM
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PSD --

You need to deselect the Effort Driven option for the task.  Hope this 
helps.

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"projectserverdragon" <projectserverdragon@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote 
in message news:A45DDFA6-0149-4517-A498-19B2EF756AC2@microsoft.com...
> Is there a way for Project to allow me to add new resources to a task and 
> not
> have it adjust everyones allocation? I would prefer it increment total 
> work
> effort.
>
> One would think that Fixed Units would accomplish this; however... 

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Dale
4/1/2010 4:30:01 PM
PSD:

Uncheck Effort Driven for the task. When a task is effort driven, the system 
assumes that this will reduce the workload for each resource. When 
deselected, the system adds work to the task for the new resource. This is 
Project 101 stuff.

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"projectserverdragon" <projectserverdragon@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote 
in message news:A45DDFA6-0149-4517-A498-19B2EF756AC2@microsoft.com...
> Is there a way for Project to allow me to add new resources to a task and 
> not
> have it adjust everyones allocation? I would prefer it increment total 
> work
> effort.
>
> One would think that Fixed Units would accomplish this; however... 

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Gary
4/1/2010 4:33:58 PM
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