Project Center Administration Activity Center Licensing tab
1 This activity center is only available to Project Center administrators. Administrators are listed in this tab. If no administrators are listed, all Project Center users have administrative privileges until the first administrator is added.
1 Switching tabs does not update the information in this activity center. Click the button to get the latest information.
If no users are listed as administrators, then all Project Center users have administrative privileges. Until the first administrator is added, all users can use the Project Center Administration activity center. As soon as one Project Center administrator is added, the Project Center Administration task in the My Project Center activity center is immediately removed for all other users and becomes available only to the administrator and any other administrators that are subsequently added.
Project Center User Management
● Add Project Center User
Click to open the Select Domain User dialog box to select a member of your company's domain to add as a Project Center user.
● Email > Project Center Users
Click to open an email message that will be sent to all users listed in this tab.
● Create a Report
Click to open the Create a Report dialog box to select the type of Project Center users report to create. All users are listed.
● Access Newforma Support
Click to open the Newforma support website.
● Close Administration Console
Click to close this activity center and return to the My Project Center activity center.
Selected Project Center User
● Modify User
Click to open the Modify User dialog box to apply roles to the selected users.
● Modify Filing Options
● Modify My Projects
● Unlink Contact(s)
1 This task appears only if the selected user has an associated global contact in the Contacts tab.
Click to remove the connection between the selected user and the user's contact information. The Windows user will no longer be associated with a contact. The relationship between the user and the global contact record is broken so there will no longer be any association between the two. However, the contact’s email address and all other contact information is still in the Contacts tab. See What Happens When a User Logs in for the First Time for more information.
● Link to Contact
1 This task appears only if the selected user does not have an associated global contact in the Contacts tab.
Click to open the Choose a Contact dialog box to select a contact from the global contacts list to link to the selected user. The user will then be associated with that contact and use that contact’s information in Project Center.
● Remove Project Center User
Click to remove the selected user from Project Center. The user will no longer be a Project Center user, but will still be listed in the Contacts tab.
Project Center Administration
Filter All Columns
You can filter by any text that appears in any of the columns. For example, if you know the name (or part of the name) of the user you are searching for, enter at least part of the text in this field. The Items list updates automatically as you type. For example, if the user's name you are searching for contains the letter m, enter m in this field. The list will be narrowed down to only users whose names contain the letter m.
All columns are listed here. Right-click on any column header to list and de-list columns. Click the icons for more filtering options.
Windows User Name
The Microsoft Windows login name of the Project Center user.
The first and last name of the Project Center user.
The email address of the Project Center user.
Yes indicates the user has a Professional role.
Yes indicates the user has a Contract Management role.
Yes indicates the user has a project creator role.
Yes indicates the user has a Content Administrator role, which enables the user to use the Newforma Contact Directory to add and modify companies, contacts, and keyword lists, and to add, modify, and delete form letters. It also enables the user to use the Modify Keyword Lists task in the My Project Center activity center to add and modify Project Center keyword lists.
Yes indicates the user is a Project Center administrator.
The home Project Center Server of the Project Center user.
This section contains the optional features that work with and enhance Project Center. Mark the checkboxes of the features you want to enable. The selected features apply to all users listed above, not just the selected ones. Be aware that enabling these features may affect your subscription fee.
1 The following features are disabled by default for new users.
Newforma Contract Management
Mark this checkbox to enable contract management. If this feature is disabled, no contract management activity centers are available in any project.
Newforma Building Information Management
Mark this checkbox to enable Newforma Project Information Link, the Newforma Model Viewer Powered by VEO, the Building Models and Elements activity center, and the Model Views Activity Center. If this feature is disabled, Newforma Project Information Link will not be able to connect to any Project Center project.
Click to save your changes
To switch Project Center servers instantly
Click the icon in the lower left corner of the Project Center Administration activity center to switch the Project Center Server you are connected to. You can also type in the name of a server. When a new project is opened or created, the server it is on is added to the list.
The home server location is determined by the name of the Project Center Server entered when Project Center was installed. This server is added to the registry. If your home location is not the same as the location of the Project Center Server for another project, it is not switched in the registry.
To add new Project Center users
Click Add Project Center User from the Tasks panel to open the Select Domain User dialog box to select the member of your company you want to add as a user. You can also type in the name in the form of DOMAIN\username. Click Add New from the dialog box to add a new user to Project Center.
To assign users professional, administrative, contract management, and project creator roles
Select the user from the list, then click Modify User from the Tasks panel to open the Modify User dialog box. Assign the user roles as necessary.
1 The user that was added as an administrator must close and restart Project Center to have administrative privileges. Make sure to notify the user.
1 You can select multiple users by using the Ctrl or Shift keys, which enables you to modify the roles multiple users at once.
To access this activity center