Preview release 6.5
Preview of release 6.5 of the Principal Toolbox by Fortes Solutions
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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Preview Release 6.5Release date: 1st of October 2013
- Create an (printable) image of the Gantt (for use reports, PID’s, etc.);
- Possible to add custom fields to Gantt to create personal views;
- % complete on Gantt, including calculation to summary levels.
Document Management improvements
It will be possible to upload multiple documents at
once by using drag and drop functionality.
A ‘Documents’ tab has been made available on
Single Sheet projects.
Improved usability on logs
Adding and editing log items will be much simpler
and can be done directly in log item listing on
project and program level.
Resource management improvements
- New tab for improved usability (Resource → Projects);
- Copy request to allocation;
- Simplified browsing to next/previous month or 3 months ahead/back;
- Integration with project model;
- Performance improvements.
Excel reporting improvements
- Performance improvements;
- Supports all browsers and works on Mac;
- Option added to export to PowerPoint.
New graphical reports
- Gauge widget;
- Scatterplot widget;
- Hour Report widget;
- Other widgets have been improved (i.e.
filters, dates & selectable persons).
Migration of project model
With release 6.5 we will offer a migration option to
migrate projects based on the ‘old’ project model to
the generic PRINCE2 project model. This is the new
project plan which is more user-friendly and offers
Custom field type ‘image’
It is now possible to create custom
fields with images.
It is now possible to use the ‘back’ button in
your web browser to go to the previous page in
the Principal Toolbox.
Portfolio dashboards are now generally
available in the add-on ‘Portfolio Management’.
Portfolio Dashboards enable customers to
create different groupings of projects within
It will be possible to create reports based on
dependencies between products and projects.
User Group support
The Principal Toolbox will support user
groups to improve usability when
adding users to projects, programs,
portfolios, time registration groups, etc.
Import/Export page layout
The export and import of page lay-outs of
plan items, products and single sheets will
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