The direction of jxProject is a heavily influenced by feedback and
requests from users. This is an informal document, which is an
outline of what is to come. The “News” section of
www.jxProject.com is the best
place to get the most up to date information on release dates.
If you do not see a feature which is important to you listed here,
then send it in. Most of the planned features are based on previous
user requests. The order of the features is prioritized.
Release 2.8.x.x of jxProject is scheduled to include
user to drag and drop tasks on the schedule view (maybe Gantt also)
and drop them to change their rank value and schedule times.
Provide visual feedback to user during the drag on where the new
rank values will take hold.
assigned to the default resource on the schedule view.
the default size of the Gantt Chart, more dragging room.
Put in a
“check for updates” button.
address to resources. Global Identifier?
financial capabilities such as resource cost, billing rate, profit,
cost for worked hours and scheduled hours.
Add a user
definable header for the printing of project plans, including a user
to declare that tasks are disabled when the reach a specific
%complete. Also, allow user to disable tasks so they are not
consuming resources during resource leveling.
user to set the default % of resource so that when a resource is
assigned to a task, it doesn't always default to 100%. Global and
per resource settings.
user to set what is the maximum %resource commitment. Allow user to
specify 120% or 80% is maximum load.
hairs or some other kind of visual que that lets the user see what
task in the table is being hovered over when the user is over the
some video tutorials!
Below are user
requested features that are scheduled beyond release outlined above:
financial reporting and/or spreadsheets.
ease of use with setting holidays and resource schedules.
Export Microsoft Project files.
than one project file to be open at one time.
print preview, allow a copy to the clipboard of the chart/table
images in the preview.
dialogs for the Gantt and Schedule charts to allow the user to
customize the display. This would supersede the limited chart
customization functionality in the current options dialog. Allow
user to control grid lines and relationships to the time scale and
colors. Allow the user to chose what is rendered around each task
such as assigned resource, task names, notes, Task ID, dates.
user to remove specific days of the week from the Chart views. An
example would be to remove Saturday and Sunday.
color to be associated with each resource that can be displayed
along with their name on the Gantt chart.
resource names in the resource table to have a customizable display
like (first last or last, first or last, first middle).
to select the row shading colors for the tables and charts.
expand/collapse of summary tasks from Gantt chart.
the user documentation as part of the jxProject application.
print preview, allow individual pages, rows or columns to be
selected to not be printed.
operations such as indenting tasks to identify selected cells as
task to indent an not require the entire row to be selected.
ability to assign different colors to tasks.
ability to generate and cut and paste scheduling rules in the XML
and retrieving projects from a database.
French and Chinese translations of jxProject.