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View: Parent Tasks - 4 Levels Deep

This Task view shows the task name and (if they exist) parent tasks up four levels deep on the project plan. 

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To apply this view:

  1. Navigate to a list of tasks.
  2. From the View drop-down menu, select New View.
  3. In the Column Preview area, eliminate all columns except for one.
  4. Click the header of the remaining column, then click Switch to Text Mode.
  5. Mouse over the text mode area, and click Click to edit text.
  6. Remove the text you find in the Text Mode box, and replace it with the following code:
    column.0.descriptionkey=name
    column.0.link.linkproperty.0.name=ID
    column.0.link.linkproperty.0.valuefield=ID
    column.0.link.linkproperty.0.valueformat=int
    column.0.link.lookup=link.view
    column.0.link.valuefield=objCode
    column.0.link.valueformat=val
    column.0.linkedname=direct
    column.0.listsort=string(name)
    column.0.namekey=name.abbr
    column.0.querysort=name
    column.0.shortview=false
    column.0.valuefield=name
    column.0.valueformat=HTML
    column.0.width=150
    column.1.descriptionkey=parent
    column.1.link.linkproperty.0.name=ID
    column.1.link.linkproperty.0.valuefield=parent:ID
    column.1.link.linkproperty.0.valueformat=int
    column.1.link.lookup=link.view
    column.1.link.valuefield=parent:objCode
    column.1.link.valueformat=val
    column.1.linkedname=parent
    column.1.listsort=nested(parent).string(name)
    column.1.namekey=parent
    column.1.querysort=parent:name
    column.1.shortview=false
    column.1.stretch=0
    column.1.valuefield=parent:name
    column.1.valueformat=HTML
    column.1.width=150
    column.2.description=Parent Parent
    column.2.link.linkproperty.0.name=ID
    column.2.link.linkproperty.0.valuefield=parent:parent:ID
    column.2.link.linkproperty.0.valueformat=int
    column.2.link.lookup=link.view
    column.2.link.valuefield=parent:parent:objCode
    column.2.link.valueformat=val
    column.2.linkedname=parent
    column.2.listsort=nested(parent:parent).string(name)
    column.2.name=Parent Parent
    column.2.querysort=parent:parent:name
    column.2.shortview=false
    column.2.stretch=0
    column.2.valuefield=parent:parent:name
    column.2.valueformat=HTML
    column.2.width=150
    column.3.description=Parent Parent Parent
    column.3.link.linkproperty.0.name=ID
    column.3.link.linkproperty.0.valuefield=parent:parent:parent:ID
    column.3.link.linkproperty.0.valueformat=int
    column.3.link.lookup=link.view
    column.3.link.valuefield=parent:parent:parent:objCode
    column.3.link.valueformat=val
    column.3.linkedname=parent
    column.3.listsort=nested(parent:parent:parent).string(name)
    column.3.name=Parent Parent Parent
    column.3.querysort=parent:parent:parent:name
    column.3.shortview=false
    column.3.stretch=0
    column.3.valuefield=parent:parent:parent:name
    column.3.valueformat=HTML
    column.3.width=150
    column.4.description=Parent Parent Parent Parent
    column.4.link.linkproperty.0.name=ID
    column.4.link.linkproperty.0.valuefield=parent:parent:parent:parent:ID
    column.4.link.linkproperty.0.valueformat=int
    column.4.link.lookup=link.view
    column.4.link.valuefield=parent:parent:parent:parent:objCode
    column.4.link.valueformat=val
    column.4.linkedname=parent
    column.4.listsort=nested(parent:parent:parent:parent).string(name)
    column.4.name=Parent Parent Parent Parent
    column.4.querysort=parent:parent:parent:parent:name
    column.4.shortview=false
    column.4.stretch=100
    column.4.valuefield=parent:parent:parent:parent:name
    column.4.valueformat=HTML
    column.4.width=150
  7. Click Save View.