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How to Change the Working Time in a Project

Project calendar determines working and non-working time of the project. It is used as a base to the project schedule development. There two types of project calendars: Project Calendar - which sets the working time for the whole project; and the Resource Calendar- which sets the working time of the particular project resource. The following article describes how to change the default calendar in ConceptDraw PROJECT.

How to Customize a Task’s Duration

When you create an automatically scheduled task, ConceptDraw PROJECT assigns it duration of one day by default. You need modify that duration to reflect the real amount of time that the task requires.

How to Operate with Project Time Frames in ConceptDraw PROJECT

ConceptDraw PROJECT applies an advanced scheduling facilities to enable you arrange your project's tasks with existing human and material resources. Comprehension of project scheduling principle allows you to plan the project the best way to execute it. Sometimes user is wondering why the task is moved to a different time than he supposed. Or he may be confused when a task's tardiness provoke the unwanted shift of other tasks. This article describes how do changes to the Start/Finish dates, or the Duration of the task affect the project schedule, created in ConceptDraw PROJECT.

How to Use the Effort-Driven Scheduling Method

The idea of Effort-driven scheduling in project management is that each project task can be scheduled and assumed basing to the amount of the available work hours. Effort-driven scheduling is used as the default method of project scheduling in ConceptDraw PROJECT. This means that task duration, units, and work amount for individual assignment depends on the entire work, required for a given task. Whether you add or remove resources, the total work amount still the same, while ConceptDraw PROJECT regulates the duration of task or units assigned for the given resources.

ConceptDraw Software Full Versions Free Download

The following article is an instructions on how to download and try ConceptDraw products for free. ConceptDraw software provides registered users a 21 day trial period at no charge. It functions exactly as a fully licensed copy of the product does. Once you have activated your account you are then able to download and install ConceptDraw software as well, as solutions from Solution Park. For 21 days the trial functions exactly like the purchased product. There are no limitations to file size, how many times you can print, or any of the products functionality. After the trial period expires, you will be able to open ConceptDraw documents to view.

How the Project Data from Mind Map is Transformed by ConceptDraw PROJECT

The artilce describes some details of the data conversion between ConceptDraw MINDMAP and PROJECT.

How are Summary Values of Project Phases Calculated

The project schedule usually consists of a list of project tasks joined into project phases. Each task has its own value such as duration, cost, % complete, etc.

How to Work with Custom Properties in ConceptDraw PRO on PC

ConceptDraw PRO can store additional, user-defined data that can be assigned to a particular shape. This data is stored in the Custom Properties options.

calendar templates Calendars

calendar templates
Calendars solution extends ConceptDraw PRO software with templates, samples and library of vector stencils for drawing the business calendars and schedules.

Think and act effectively

Many people who use mind mapping software for personal organizing find ConceptDraw MINDMAP sufficiently useful mind mapping tool in their business and daily life. Especially many positive responses receive ConceptDraw MINDMAP as cross platform tool to mind maps for Macintosh and Windows.

How to Remove ConceptDraw Products from Mac and PC

CS Odessa provides registered users a 21 day trial period at no charge. A Trial License can be used to run a fully functional version of ConceptDraw products for 21 days. Trial mode functions exactly as a fully licensed copy of the product does. After your trial has expired and you have not yet purchased a license, the product reverts to Demo mode. The following article contains the instruction for those trial users who want to remove ConceptDraw products after the trial period is over.

How to Open Visio® VDX File Using ConceptDraw PRO

MS Visio file with the extention .VDX can be created with the MS Visio 2003-2007. It is a filename extension for the MS Visio XML drawing file format. MS Visio 2010 and earlier versions support reading and writing files in a binary VSD or xml-based VDX file formats. Since MS Visio 2013 drawing files are written in the new VSDX and VSDM file formats. The writing VDX files is no longer supported. If you used MS Visio 2003-2010 before and now is considering to switch to ConceptDraw PRO, maybe this is a good news - ConceptDraw PRO v10 is still supported reading and writing of Microsoft Visio XML file format. Thus replacing the diagramming software , allows to keep all your drawings, created in the old versions of MS Visio. Making business drawings with ConceptDraw PRO is easier than using MS Visio. Moreover, you will be able to use a huge number of business-oriented libraries supplied by ConceptDraw Solution Park. Also, using ConceptDraw you can create your custom objects and supplement libraries to cover your requirements.

How to Manage ConceptDraw Multi - User License

Instructions on how to install and administrate ConceptDraw multi-user license

workflow diagram software, workflow patterns Workflow Diagrams

workflow diagram software, workflow patterns
Workflow Diagrams solution extends ConceptDraw PRO software with samples, templates and vector stencils library for drawing the work process flowcharts.