Application.GetProjectServerSettingsEx method (Project)
Returns global Project settings in a single XML string. You can obtain settings specific to the active project, or you can obtain settings specific to the current project manager by calling a server-side object.
expression A variable that represents an Application object.
Following is the format of the XML string returned by GetProjectServerSettingsEx method.
<ProjectServerSettingsReturn> <ProjectIDInProjectServer>self explanatory</ProjectIDInProjectServer> <AdminDefaultTrackingMethod>see explanation below</AdminDefaultTrackingMethod> <AdminTrackingLocked>(1 or 0)</AdminTrackingLocked> <ProjectManagerHasTransactions>(number of transactions)</ProjectManagerHasTransactions> <ProjectManagerHasTransactionsForCurrentProject>(number of pending transactions)</ProjectManagerHasTransactionsForCurrentProject> <GroupsForCurrentProjectManager> <ProjectServerGroup>Name of first group that user belongs to</ProjectServerGroup> ... <ProjectServerGroup>Name of nth group that user belongs to</ProjectServerGroup> </GroupsForCurrentProjectManager> </ProjectServerSettingsReturn>
ProjectIDInProjectServer - The class identifier of the active project.
AdminDefaultTrackingMethod - Default tracking method for task status. You can see this on Microsoft Project Web Access by going to Server Settings->(Time and task management section) Task Settings and Display-> Tracking Method property. It can be one of the following:
1 = Hours of work done per day. Resources report their hours worked on each task per day.)
2 = Percent of work complete. Resources report the percent of work they have completed, from 0 through 100 percent)
3 = Actual work done and work remaining. Resources report the actual work done and the work remaining to be done on each task.)
AdminTrackingLocked - Whether or not managers are forced to use the tracking method specified on the server for all projects. You can see this on Project Web App by going to Server Settings->(Time and task management section)Task Settings and Display->Tracking Method property. It can be one of the following:
0 = Managers are not forced.
1 = Managers are forced.
ProjectManagerHasTransactions - This returns the number of status updates that the project manager has for the active project. In Microsoft Office Project 2003, users can pass in a project ID as part of the XML parameter, but in later versions of Project the project ID is ignored.
ProjectManagerHasTransactionsForCurrentProject - Returns the number of status updates that the project manager has for the active project.
GroupsForCurrentProjectManager - The security groups that the project manager is a member of.
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