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Capturing 'Actual' Task Completion Timestamp/Date

At my company, we are utilizing MS Project Server 2003 to allow other teams to report activity on tasks. They perform this operation in MS Project Server Web and are able to mark a task 100% complete, indicating it is done.

How can I capture the true 'Actual' date when they marked it 100% complete, as MS Project seems to default the completion date to the "Planned Finish" or "Finish" for the task versus timestamping when it was marked complete.
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Get them to fill in a field called 'actual finish' with the date that task was done on. That will mark the task as 100% done and will indicate the actual done date.
obriens2Author Commented:
I've attempted to test this solution - but  you can't leave that field blank and force someone to update it. It will auto-fill the date again with the Finish Date of the task if all they perform is 'Mark 100% Complete'

Good thought, but the testing performed didn't force users to fill the field, it just took the value. Not much for holding accountability.
obriens2Author Commented:
I think overall - this is an issue within MS Project where it won't actually record the date/time the information was captured. It wouldn't be a hard solution to manage - but I think the only way I could enforce adherence would be to create my own interface and capture the info myself.

Thanks for trying.
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