How to handle different Time Zone Calendars in MS Project?


On the same Project I am working, there are two teams working in different time zones, therefore they have different holidays as well.

1) Suppose from task ID 10 to task ID 20, people are working on different time zone, the how to record their progress based on time.
2) In the above scenario, if they have a holiday, which is not a holiday in my Project Calendar, how do I consider that.

Sanjay GandhiFounder, KenhalAsked:
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Unfortunately this a well known issue in MS-Project.

BUT there is a workaround by using custom fields.

First set the date format to display the date and the time.

then you can create custom date field add calculate the corrent time by using ProjDateAdd and adding the time offet between the time zones.

Regarding the holidays, I think you will have to handle it just as any other case that an empolyee takes a day off.

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Sanjay GandhiFounder, KenhalAuthor Commented:
Helps, only thing is the formats do not really respond so well sometimes.

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