Creating A Custom Field Containing A Lookup Table In Project 2010

This article shows how to create a custom field containing a lookup table in Project 2010.
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Introduction

Process used for creating a custom field containing a lookup table in Project 2010 is given below.

Step 1

Select the Text 1 field by clicking on its row heading.

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Step 2

On the Format tab in the Columns group click on Custom Fields.

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Step 3

Click on the Rename button and and enter "Cost Area" as the new name for the field.

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Step 4

Click on the Lookup button.

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Step 5

Then Enter data according to your choice and click close to confirm your entry.

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Step 6

Now press OK.

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Step 7

With the value list created task can now be edited by applying appropriate values.

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