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November 2015 Documentation Updates

Overview

This section describes changes that were made to the Workfront documentation in November of 2015 based on features that are generally available (available to all Workfront customers).

Section

Change

Article Status

Availability

Workfront Testing Environments

Updated information to reflect current Support programs.

Updated

Nov 30, 2015

Preview Sandbox Testing Environment

Updated information to reflect current Support programs.

Also reorganized content to improve flow and readability.

Updated

Nov 30, 2015

Custom Refresh Sandbox Testing Environment

Updated information to reflect current Support programs.

Also reorganized content to improve flow and readability.

Updated

Nov 30, 2015

Using Conditional Formatting in Views

Deleted the article "Conditional Formatting Options," and combined all information into "Using Conditional Formatting in Views."

Also improved flow and readability.

Updated

Nov 24, 2015

User Utilization

Added information explaining Planned, Projected, and Actual allocation percentages.

Updated

Nov 24, 2015

Creating Recurring Tasks

Added a NOTE explaining that you cannot convert an existing task to a recurring task.

Also added more detailed information about each option in the Recurrence Frequency drop-down list, and updated content to improve flow and readability.

Updated

Nov 24, 2015

Understanding Columns

Included explanations for the Planned Cost and Planned Labor Cost reporting columns.

Updated

Nov 23, 2015

Budgeted Cost

Corrected the formula for calculating budgeted cost so that it now includes the fixed cost of the project.

Updated

Nov 20, 2015

Builder Mode vs Text Mode

Improved organization and content.

Added information explaining how to use Text Mode to reference a field name when only the field ID is available in the Builder interface.

Updated

Nov 20, 2015

On Time and On Budget KPI

Added a note clarifying how On Time percentage is calculated. 

Updated

Nov 20, 2015

Understanding Columns

Included explanations for additional reporting columns.

Updated

Nov 19, 2015

Updating Task Status

Improved organization and content. 

Added information explaining the difference between updating task status and providing a status update for a task.

Updated

Nov 19, 2015

Setting the Condition of a Task

Improved organization and content.

Added information explaining the relationship between task conditions and task statuses.

Updated

Nov 19, 2015

Tracking Costs

Improved organization of content.

Clarified what Planned Costs and Actual Costs are and how they are calculated.

Added steps for how to modify the cost types of individual tasks, as well as corrected which cost types are available. 

Updated

Nov 17, 2015

Understanding Early Access and Configuring System Preferences

Added information clarifying that Early Access should not be enabled for all users; only a small subset of users should have access to features in Early Access.

If all users in your organization are participating in Early Access, you should remove them, as described in"Configuring System Preferences."

Updated

Nov 17, 2015

Accessing and Organizing Reports

Added information explaining how to access reports that you have created and that have been shared with you.

Also added information explaining how to use folder to organize the reports that you create.

New

Nov 16, 2015

Work and Team Requests

Added the following sections and improved overall flow and readability:

  • "Replying to Work Request"

  • "Reassigning Requests"

Updated

Nov 13, 2015

November 2015 Release Activity

Functionality that was planned to be made generally available on November 14 will instead be made generally available on November 21.

Updated

Nov 10, 2015

Exporting Data from Workfront via Kick-Starts

Added information explaining how to use Kick-Starts to export information from Workfront. Also described the advantages and disadvantages of using this method over other methods.

New

Nov 4, 2015

Importing Data into Workfront via Kick-Starts

Improved organization of content related to importing data via Kick-Starts.

Updated subordinate articles to improve organization, flow, and readability.

New

Nov 3, 2015

October 2015 Release Activity

Features that were planned to release December 5, 2015 have been updated to release on November 14, 2015.

Also, features that were planned to release on January 30, 2016 have been updated to release on January 23, 2016.

Updated

Nov 3, 2015