Display Task Hierarchy in Project Server 2016

In this post, we will learn how to Display Task Hierarchy in Project Server 2016 to show the main task and its subtasks in one field in Task Views.

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Task Hierarchy in Project Server 2016

In Project Server 2016, I have the below project schedule

Show Task Hierarchy in Project Server 2016

We would like to show the Task Hierarchy field in the Tasks views as shown below:

Display Task Hierarchy in Project Server 2016

How to Display Task Hierarchy in Project Server 2016?

To show Task Hierarchy in Project Server 2016, you should do the following:

Steps

  • Open PWA Site > Tasks.
Tasks in PWA
  • From the above ribbon, check the view name that by default it is “My Assignments.” view.
My Assignments View
  • Open PWA Settings.
PWA Settings
  • Below Look and Feel > Click on Manage Views.
Manage Views
  • Below My work Category > Click on My Assignments.
My Assignments View 1
  • Below Available fields try to search for Task Hierarchy Field then click Add >Set field width as you need > Up and down the Task Hierarchy field to appropriate position.
Add task hierarchy to my assignment view
  • Save the view > Go back to PWA site > Tasks. The Task Hierarchy should be now displayed as shown below.
Tasks in PWA 1

Applies To
  • Project Server 2016.
  • Project Server 2013.
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1 thought on “Display Task Hierarchy in Project Server 2016”

  1. This helped me. I was facing the same problem 🙂
    I even used the hierarchy to group by it. This will take less window space.
    Can we group by level 1 task summaries just like we summarize by projects and planning window?

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