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RELNOTE: SharePoint Task Master for SharePoint 2013 Release Notes (HW45)
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KB.12898

APPLIES TO:

  • SharePoint Foundation 2013 and SharePoint Server 2013

To find out which product version you have, read KB.11999: How to Find the File Version for a Bamboo Product.

Below are the lists of features and issues for each release of this product.

Release Notes
R4.0.35.2013
08/29/2016

New Features:

  • Ability to assign colors for timeframes and progress bars.
  • Option to display a 'Today Line' in Quarter and Year views.
  • Visually display progress on the Progress tab when summary bars are collapsed.

Resolved Customer-Reported bugs and Known Issues/Limitations:

  • Bamboo Task Master does not expand to fit the web part zone.

See the Known Issues and Limitations section for the latest known issues and limitations related to this release.

R4.0.31.2013
08/09/2016
Resolved Customer-Reported bugs and Known Issues/Limitations:
  • An error is displayed in the All Tasks view indicating that "Data at the root level is invalid".

See the Known Issues and Limitations section for the latest known issues and limitations related to this release.

R4.0.27.2013
12/05/2014

New Features:

  • Support for multi task copy and paste from Excel or MS Project.
  • Ability to drag and drop tasks to rearrange the project schedule.
  • Ability to in-dent/out-dent a task in the Web Part.
  • Support display of decimal values for the Assignment Unit/ % Complete fields.
  • Quick Edit option available from the Task Master toolbar.
  • Web Part can be configured to Inherit Site Theme.
  • Change Work and Duration columns to default to hours.
  • Allow resources to be assigned/re-assigned inline.
  • Supports task assignee modes (Single assignee and Multiple assignee).
  • Option to use with HW79 Send Message Web Part (packaged with Task Master) to send messages to task assignees.
  • Include HW79 Send Message version R1.0.28.2013. Separate feature activation and web part configuration required.

Resolved Customer-Reported bugs and Known Issues/Limitations:

  • Internal bug fixes to support SA12 Project Management Central R4.3.

See the Known Issues and Limitations section for the latest known issues and limitations related to this release.

R3.6.138.2013
01/22/2014
Resolved Customer-Reported bugs and Known Issues/Limitations:

  • Text changes: Change Data Source from "SharePoint Lists and Libraries" to "SharePoint List" since Task Master only supports lists and not libraries.
  • Show JavaScript error "Expected ')' " when the site name contains special characters such as http://abc's.com.
  • Task Master does not readjust the Due Date for existing tasks when a new holiday is added later on.
  • Assignment Units value is not shown when clicking on view item.

See the Known Issues and Limitations section for the latest known issues and limitations related to this release.

R3.5.126.2013
11/05/2013
Resolved Customer-Reported bugs and Known Issues/Limitations:

  • In Datasheet view of the list, user cannot assign using the Assigned To field.
  • When the milestone's predecessor due date is ended at 5:00 PM and working hours are from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Task Master recalculates the milestone to the next day with the time of 8:00 AM.
  • Task Master shows incorrect Predecessor Tasks when the title contains special characters such as | / *.
  • When Assigned To is not null, Assignment Units' value is not automatically defaulted to 100% until user manually updates this field.
  • When clicking on the Assignment Units "Green - Refresh" button, the Assignment Units column does not get update based on the Assigned To field if the root site collection is no longer exist.
  • In German language, the Start Date in the Calendar week is displayed as Sunday instead of Monday.

See the Known Issues and Limitations section for the latest known issues and limitations related to this release.

R3.5.118.2013
05/28/2013

Resolved Customer-Reported bugs and Known Issues/Limitations:

  • When site name contains a space (example: project 1 where the URL is http://abc.com/project%201), the view icon doesn't not show and Task Master does not pop up the view form when click on the View Item column in the interface..

See the Known Issues and Limitations section for the latest known issues and limitations related to this release.

R3.5.116.2013
05/20/2013

Initial Release on Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2013 and Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013.

This build runs on SharePoint Foundation 2013 and SharePoint Server 2013. This release contains the same functionality as the equivalent version number of the SharePoint 2010 build of this product. 

See the Known Issues and Limitations section for the latest known issues and limitations related to this release. For information about using this product, read the Online Documentation.

 

Known Issues & Limitations
R4.0.27.2013

Known Issues:

  • When you click the Constraint Type or Constraint Date columns the dropdown list is shown at wrong position when accessing the page using a Firefox browser
  • Cannot upgrade a SP Task list using single assignee mode from Task Master controls. Workaround: change the Assigned To column from multiple assignee column to single assignee before Upgrading the tasks list in Task Master.
  • JavaScript errors are displayed when recalculating the task and scrolling the mouse.
  • When adding the Web-Part to the Web-Part page, the configuration in Tool-Part is not saved at the first time of modifying Tool-Part.
  • Some data on Web Part is not clear on Black/Green Theme.
  • Start Date and Due Date will not be displayed correctly in some situations when a Parent task has a predecessor. See details below.
  • If changing Assignment Unit of a user to zero, Work Per resource still do not update to zero.
  • When right-clicking on Assignment Unit column, Window pop up is displayed.
  • If the parent task has a predecessor and the parent task is a milestone, the Start Date of the parent task and the child task change based on the predecessor's Due Date. For example, the working hours is set from 8:00 - 5:00 PM and the Start Date for the parent task and child task is 09/18/2013 8:00 AM. If the predecessor's Due Date is 09/18/2013 5:00PM, the Start Date and Due Date for the parent and child task are now changed to 09/19/2013 8:00 AM.
  • Cannot see items in the Web Part interface when changing theme to black/green (e.g. Lime, City, Orbit, Immerse, Red, Purple, Wood site themes).
  • In the interface, when right click on the Assignment Units users will see the options for the browser instead of showing Assignment Units dialog box. The workaround is for user to click on the cell of the Assignment Units column and then click on the cell again in the interface to see the Assignment Units dialog.
  • The pop-up form for the Assigned To and Assignment Units moves outside of the display when scroll the browser window using the scroll bar.
  • Show JavaScript error when editing resource in inline editing. After changing the Assignment Units (such as from 100 to 90), users are required to click Enter before clicking OK.
  • In the inline editing, if the pop-up form for the Assigned To and Assignment Units is display pass the right of the Task Master display then the percent value for the Assignment Units column cannot be filled.
  • The Web Part sometimes displays the SharePoint error message "An unexpected error has occurred." Refresh the page using Control + F5 to clear it.
  • If the summary task has a predecessor, the start date of a child task will not change based on the due date of the parent task predecessor if the child task has a constraint.
  • If a selected summary task is collapsed when you click Show Items, child tasks are not displayed in the filtered view.
  • When a task spans multiple days and includes time outside working hours, the task duration bar in the Gantt chart is longer than a task with the same duration that does not include time outside working hours.

Limitations:

  • Work Per Resource doesn’t recalculate when editing inline Assignment Unit column as remove a user and add this user again. Note: Users may click Recalculate after removing Assignee for updating and then do other job later.
  • When going to Go To Date then click Calendar, the JavaScript error appears. This is a Share Point issue.
  • Search function does not support data search containing special chartacter.
  • "Show week number in Gantt view" check box enable, the exclude line in Gantt view is not displayed.
  • The column order of Bamboo Project Task list do not change like in SP2010 version.
  • Start Date is moved to a workday when Start Date is set to fall in holiday or weekend
  • Datasheet only mark one user when a task is assigned two users. Workaround: when inputting username/data to Assign to column, user may input data/ username in order Alpha B.
  • Don’t show value of Assignment Unit when clicking on View item.
  • For a new task item, if the Start Date falls on the holiday day or weekend, Task Master will move the Start Date to a working day but does not readjust the Due Date or Duration.
  • Task Master shows incorrect Predecessor Tasks when tasks are imported using Microsoft Add-in import where the title contains special characters such as | / *.
  • If Task Master is configured to exclude certain days, such as weekends, and the task Start Date and Due Date fall on an excluded date, Task Master will compute that task as a milestone.
  • To use the same color for all milestone tasks, you must first select a Choice column and then select the same color for all choices.
  • Users cannot add the Web Part into a rich content zone on team sites.
  • If you make several view changes quickly and then edit a task using the Edit Item form, Task Master may not accurately set the focus back to the item you were editing when you save it and return to the Task Master Web Part.
  • Drag-and-drop functionality in the Gantt chart is limited to dragging a task item to change its schedule and duration.
R3.6.138.2013

Known Issues:

  • Cannot  adjust the width and height of the Web Part on the page.
  • If the parent task has a predecessor and the parent task is a milestone, the Start Date of the parent task and the child task change based on the predecessor's Due Date. For example, the working hours is set from 8:00 - 5:00 PM and the Start Date for the parent task and child task is 09/18/2013 8:00 AM. If the predecessor's Due Date is 09/18/2013 5:00PM, the Start Date and Due Date for the parent and child task are now changed to 09/19/2013 8:00 AM.
  • Cannot see items in the Web Part interface when changing theme to black/green (e.g. Lime, City, Orbit, Immerse, Red, Purple, Wood site themes).
  • In the interface, when right click on the Assignment Units users will see the options for the browser instead of showing Assignment Units dialog box. The workaround is for user to click on the cell of the Assignment Units column and then click on the cell again in the interface to see the Assignment Units dialog.
  • The pop-up form for the Assigned To and Assignment Units moves outside of the display when scroll the browser window using the scroll bar.
  • Show JavaScript error when editing resource in inline editing. After changing the Assignment Units (such as from 100 to 90), users are required to click Enter before clicking OK.
  • In the inline editing, if the pop-up form for the Assigned To and Assignment Units is display pass the right of the Task Master display then the percent value for the Assignment Units column cannot be filled.
  • The Web Part sometimes displays the SharePoint error message "An unexpected error has occurred." Refresh the page using Control + F5 to clear it.
  • If the summary task has a predecessor, the start date of a child task will not change based on the due date of the parent task predecessor if the child task has a constraint.
  • Gantt bars are not displayed in the Print Preview. The Gantt bars print correctly.
  • When Task Master is configured to automatically save changes made to the task list, the Gantt chart may display the wrong % Complete for a task the first time you click Recalculate. Click Recalculate again to see the correct value.
  • If a selected summary task is collapsed when you click Show Items, child tasks are not displayed in the filtered view.
  • When a task spans multiple days and includes time outside working hours, the task duration bar in the Gantt chart is longer than a task with the same duration that does not include time outside working hours.

Limitations:

  • For a new task item, if the Start Date falls on the holiday day or weekend, Task Master will move the Start Date to a working day but does not readjust the Due Date or Duration.
  • When assign multiple resources in the form and save and the assignees are not sorted in the ascending order, in the Datasheet View from the Assigned To's drop-down the last assignee is unchecked even after clicking on the Recalculate button and Save. This issue only occurs on SharePoint 2013 with UI 2010.
  • For SharePoint 2013, Task Master Web Part can only be added to a Web Part page or a project site.
  • Task cannot save and show error message when assigned to 11 users.
  • Task Master shows incorrect Predecessor Tasks when tasks are imported using Microsoft Add-in import where the title contains special characters such as | / *.
  • If Task Master is configured to exclude certain days, such as weekends, and the task Start Date and Due Date fall on an excluded date, Task Master will compute that task as a milestone.
  • To use the same color for all milestone tasks, you must first select a Choice column and then select the same color for all choices.
  • Users cannot add the Web Part into a rich content zone on team sites.
  • When printing data from Task Master, the printed version does not use the same colors as the Web Part.
  • When the data set in the task list spans several years, the Print option will not display all items in the Gantt view. Limit the dates displayed in the Gantt chart using the Gantt View Display Settings in the tool pane, or zoom out until all items in the Gantt chart can be viewed without scroll bars before printing.
  • If you make several view changes quickly and then edit a task using the Edit Item form, Task Master may not accurately set the focus back to the item you were editing when you save it and return to the Task Master Web Part.
  • When using the Print feature, clicking Cancel in the Print Settings dialog box also cancels the Print Preview.
  • Drag-and-drop functionality in the Gantt chart is limited to dragging a task item to change its schedule and duration.
R3.5.126.2013 New Known Issues:

  • If the parent task has a predecessor and the parent task is a milestone, the Start Date of the parent task and the child task change based on the predecessor's Due Date. For example, the working hours is set from 8:00 - 5:00 PM and the Start Date for the parent task and child task is 09/18/2013 8:00 AM. If the predecessor's Due Date is 09/18/2013 5:00PM, the Start Date and Due Date for the parent and child task are now changed to 09/19/2013 8:00 AM.
  • Cannot see items in the Web Part interface when changing theme to black/green (e.g. Lime, City, Orbit, Immerse, Red, Purple, Wood site themes).
New Limitations:

  • When assign multiple resources in the form and save and the assignees are not sorted in the ascending order, in the Datasheet View from the Assigned To's drop-down the last assignee is unchecked even after clicking on the Recalculate button and Save.
R3.5.116.2013

Known Issues:

  • When site name contains a space (example: project 1 where the URL is http://abc.com/project%201), the view icon doesn't not show and Task Master does not pop up the view form when click on the View Item column in the interface.
  • In the interface, when right click on the Assignment Units users will see the options for the browser instead of showing Assignment Units dialog box. The work around is for user to click on the cell of the Assignment Units column and then click on the cell again in the interface to see the Assignment Units dialog.
  • When a milestone is changed to a task with the mode using Start Date and Duration with the condition "Increase or decrease duration so the task ends sooner or later but requires the same total work", if additional resources are added in the Edit Form then the total work is changed. The issue does not occur when using inline editing.
  • When a new site collection is created and in the Web Part Settings, a Tasks list is selected instead of the default Bamboo Project Task list. When click "Upgrade Task List", the error "List 'Tasks' is not exist on site". The needed fields still being added to the list and the Web Part still works.
  • The pop-up form for the Assigned To and Assignment Units moves outside of the display when scroll the browser window using the scroll bar.
  • Show javascript error when editing resource in inline editing. After changing the Assignment Units (such as from 100 to 90), users are required to click Enter before clicking OK.
  • In the inline editing, if the pop-up form for the Assigned To and Assignment Units is display pass the right of the Task Master display then the percent value for the Assignment Units column cannot be filled.
  • The Web Part sometimes displays the SharePoint error message "An unexpected error has occurred." Refresh the page using Control + F5 to clear it.
  • If the summary task has a predecessor, the start date of a child task will not change based on the due date of the parent task predecessor if the child task has a constraint.
  • Gantt bars are not displayed in the Print Preview. The Gantt bars print correctly.
  • When Task Master is configured to automatically save changes made to the task list, the Gantt chart may display the wrong % Complete for a task the first time you click Recalculate. Click Recalculate again to see the correct value.
  • If a selected summary task is collapsed when you click Show Items, child tasks are not displayed in the filtered view.
  • When a task spans multiple days and includes time outside working hours, the task duration bar in the Gantt chart is longer than a task with the same duration that does not include time outside working hours.

Limitations:

  • For SharePoint 2013, Task Master Web Part can only be added to a Web Part page or a project site.
  • Assignment Units value is not shown when clicking on view item.
  • Task cannot save and show error message when assigned to 11 users.
  • Task Master shows incorrect Predeccesor Tasks when tasks are imported using Microsoft Add-in import where the title contains special characters such as | / *.
  • If Task Master is configured to exclude certain days, such as weekends, and the task Start Date and Due Date fall on an excluded date, Task Master will compute that task as a milestone.
  • To use the same color for all milestone tasks, you must first select a Choice column and then select the same color for all choices.
  • Users cannot add the Web Part into a rich content zone on team sites. .
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