In order to enjoy all the features that our Excel applications provide, it is necessary to have macros enabled in Excel. You may receive a security warning that the file "contains macros by DJI Computer Solutions." In order for Project Manager for Excel to do its job, you will need to enable the macros it contains. Rest assured that the macros are safe and perform only basic Excel functions. They have been digitally signed and protected to insure that they were created by DJI Computer Solutions. To enable the macros and eliminate future warning for files published by DJI Computer Solutions, check the "Always trust macros from this publisher" check box and click the Enable Macros or OK button. If you are still having problems enabling macros or would like additional information, click this link to our Security page.
Project Manager for Excel functions more like a standalone program than a typical spreadsheet in that you do not enter data directly into the worksheets. The worksheets are all protected by design to prevent accidental changes that may keep the program from functioning properly. However, there is no need to unprotect any of the sheets as you can add, edit or delete any of the data in the program using one the functions in the program.
Anything can be added, deleted or edited using the correct program tool or function. Most of these functions can be accessed from the command buttons at the top of the Projects sheet. Just click on the button for the function you want to use. You can search the program help file index for what you want to do. All of our programs have context sensitive help files that contain an overview section that will get you started with each program. Anytime you need help with something just access the context sensitive help in the dialog box you are using for detailed instructions. If you are having trouble accessing the help file see the "Instructions for Accessing the Program Help Files" on our main Support page.
In Excel 2007, 2010 and 2013 the "Projects" menus is located on the Add-ins ribbon tab at the top of the screen. Just select this tab and you will have access to the "Projects" menu. In Excel 2003 and earlier the "Projects" menu appears as one of the menu options in the Excel main menu along the top of the Excel window.
This problem occurs in Excel 2007-2010-2013 when the file you are importing from and the file you are importing to are saved in different file formats. If you are importing into a file saved in the new Excel 2007-2010=2013 file format (.xlsm) then be sure to open the old file separately and save it into the new Excel 2007-2010=2013 file format (.xlsm) before importing it into the new version. You can also save both files in the Excel 97-2003 format (.xls) first and then import the data from the old file into the new version. As long as both files are in the same format the outline structure will be maintained during the import process.
This can occur if you have used the Project Manager option to move the file to your Excel Startup folder. To resolve the issue, start Excel and let the Project Manager file open. If it is hidden, select Unhide from the Project menu on the Add-ins tab or on the main Excel menu at the top of the Excel window. Then from the Project menu select Options and click the button that says "Remove Project Manager from the Excel Startup Folder". This will automatically move the file to your Excel default folder and it will no longer open when you start Excel. If you no longer want to use the file, you can delete it from your Excel default folder which is usually the My Documents or Documents folder.