How to Create a Project

Learn How to Create Projects in CloudOffix 

Beginning with the App Drawer Screen, Click on ‘Project’ App Located in the ‘Project Cloud’ Drawer

CloudOffix App Drawer page, Click the Project App to begin.

Fig. 1: CloudOffix App Drawer page, Click the Project App to begin.

Then Click the ‘New’ button on the top left of the screen.

The ‘New’ button.

Fig. 2: The ‘New’ button.

Enter the Project Name, which is a mandatory field

Mandatory fields

Fig. 3: Mandatory fields

Select a Project Status from the drop down list menu. This is also a mandatory field.

Project Status

Fig. 4: Project Status

Designate a project email. This will ensure that all incoming emails related to this project are directed to this address.

Email alias

Fig. 5: Email alias

If the following boxes are checked, they allow for various functions to be active in the project:

Billable allows for the project and all tasks within the project to be billable to the client.

Allow timesheet activates the timesheet app so the users can enter time spent on the project and tasks within the project

Require Tasks on Timesheets means users cannot enter a timesheet entry without a task.

Use Milestones will activate the milestones function in the project.

Some onscreen settings and configurations

Fig. 6: Some onscreen settings and configurations

Once everything necessary for the smooth running for the project has been selected, Click ‘Create’ to create without editing, or click ‘Create and Edit’ to continue editing the new project. Click the latter option to continue editing.

In the Project Edit screen, The status of the project is shown on the top of the screen.

Status Bar and Smart Buttons

Fig. 7: Status Bar and Smart Buttons

The following line shows a series of smart buttons; Documents, Tasks, Meeting, Timesheets, Active and Risks where if clicked on to, they redirect the user to the specified screen. The number visible on these buttons refer to the number items related with this project.