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Properties installed with Project Management

Properties installed with Project Management

You need the PPS admin role to access the Project properties.

Navigate to Project Administration > Settings > Preferences - Project to configure the following properties.

Property Description
Enable firing of Business Rules on save from Planning Console. This property will be applicable only during insert and delete of tasks and relations.

com.snc.project.fire_brs_from_planning_console

If set to true, the project planning console triggers business rules when the State field on the Project form is changed. If set to false, the State field is not editable.
Note: Reload the console if you make changes to this property.

Default value: false

Calculate ROI percentage based on a project's estimated cost and its net value

com.snc.project.calculate_roi

If set to true, this property calculate the return on investment using the (net value/estimated cost) x 100 formula. This fields is only available from the Advanced view of the Project form.

Default value: true

Enable project cost rollup (estimated and actual) – updating the cost of a project task will update the cost of its parent

com.snc.project.rollup.cost

If set to true, this property updates the cost of a parent project task if the cost of the child task is updated.

Default value: false

Roll up project start date from tasks

com.snc.project.rollup_project_start_date

If set to true, the project planned start date rolls up from the planned start date of the earliest task. Disable this property if you want the project planned start date to remain the same despite the start date of the earliest task.

Default value: true

Automatically close project milestone tasks when they change to work state

com.snc.project.auto_close_milestones

If set to true, this property closes milestones automatically so you do not have to close them manually.

Default value: false

Enable altering of planned date(s) for task in WIP/Closed

com.snc.project.enable_alter_of_planned_dates

If set to true, this property allows you to change the planned start date for tasks even if they are in the Work in progress state or any of the closed states.

Default value: false

Change Resource Plan and Cost Plan Start Date with Demand or Project Start Date Change

com.snc.project.date_change_cascade

If set to true, this property changes the start dates for Resource Plan and Cost Plan when there is a change in project or demand dates.

Default value: false

Create project(s) on confirming demands from portfolio workbench

com.snc.project.portfolio_workbench.confirm_to_create_project

If set to true, this property converts all selected demands in a portfolio to projects.

Default value: false

List of attributes (comma-separated) that will be copied from the originating project task

com.snc.project.copy.additional_attributes

By default, the Copy Project and Copy partial project options only copy the short description, planned dates, and duration fields from source project to the target project. If additional columns must be copied, they should be declared in this property.

Default value: blank

The following project properties are available in System Property [sys_properties] table. Only a system administrator can edit these properties.
Property Description
Retain start on constraint on tasks after adding relations

com.snc.project.allow_start_on_relations

The property keeps a task's Start on selection even after you put the task in a relation to another task, for example, FS relation.

Default value: True

Max duration (in days) allowed for a project/project task

com.snc.project.task.max_task_duration

The property governs the max duration of a project task or the overall project.

Default value: 2600

Warning: Increasing the value of the property to more than 2600 will have an impact on memory usage of the platform. A very high value causes out of memory error, for example, if you try to create a project or a project task with 15000 days duration.
Max date span into future or past from the current date for the project/project task

com.snc.project.task.check_date_span_years

The property governs the max date in future when entering the planned dates of a project or a project task.

Default value: 10

Warning: Increasing the value of the property to more than 10 will have an impact on memory usage of the platform. A very high value causes out of memory error.