It is natural to create a new project with Microsoft Project using the File, New, Blank Project command which will create a project with the Global.mpt file, but this template has a lot of short comings.

It is far better to use a Personal Microsoft Project Template with these issues resolved such as the Eastwood Harris template that may be downloaded from the Eastwood Harris website.

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