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MPP Field Guide

The tables below provide an indication of which fields are populated when different MPP file versions are read using MPXJ The tables are not hand-crafted: they have been generated from test data and are therefore may be missing some details.

Project

Core Fields

Field MPP8 MPP9 MPP12 MPP14
AM Text
Application Version
Author
Auto Add New Resources and Tasks
Auto Filter    
Auto Link
Bar Text Date Format
Category
Comments
Company
Content Status  
Content Type  
Creation Date
Critical Activity Type
Critical Slack Limit    
Currency Code  
Currency Digits
Currency Symbol
Currency Symbol Position
Current Date
Custom Properties
Date Format
Date Order
Date Separator
Days per Month
Decimal Separator
Default Calendar Name
Default End Time
Default Overtime Rate  
Default Standard Rate  
Default Start Time
Default Work Units
Document Version  
Editable Actual Costs    
Editing Time
File Application
File Type
Finish Date
Fiscal Year Start
Fiscal Year Start Month
Full Application Name
Honor Constraints
Hyperlink Base
Keywords
Language  
Last Author
Last Printed
Last Saved
MPP File Type
MPX Code Page
MPX Delimiter
MPX File Version
MPX Program Name
Manager
Microsoft Project Server URL
Minutes per Day
Minutes per Week
Multiple Critical Paths  
New Tasj Start Is Project Start
New Tasks Are Manual  
New Tasks Estimated
PM Text
Presentation Format  
Project File Path  
Project Title
Revision
Schedule From
Short Application Name
Show Project Summary Task
Split In Progress Tasks
Start Date
Status Date  
Subject
Template
Thousands Separator
Time Format
Time Separator
Updating Task Status Updates Resource Status
Week Start Day

Baseline Fields

Field MPP8 MPP9 MPP12 MPP14
Baseline1 Date  
Baseline2 Date    
Baseline3 Date    
Baseline4 Date    
Baseline5 Date    
Baseline6 Date      
Baseline7 Date      
Baseline8 Date      
Baseline9 Date      
Baseline10 Date      
Baseline Date  

Extended Fields

Field MPP8 MPP9 MPP12 MPP14

Enterprise Fields

Field MPP8 MPP9 MPP12 MPP14

Task

Core Fields

Field MPP8 MPP9 MPP12 MPP14
% Complete
% Work Complete
Active
Actual Cost
Actual Duration
Actual Duration Units  
Actual Finish
Actual Overtime Cost
Actual Overtime Work
Actual Start
Actual Work
Actual Work Protected      
Budget Cost  
Budget Work  
Calendar Unique ID  
Complete Through
Constraint Date
Constraint Type
Contact  
Cost
Cost Variance
Created
Critical
Deadline  
Duration
Duration Units    
Duration Variance
Early Finish
Early Start
Earned Value Method    
Effort Driven
Estimated  
External Task  
Finish
Finish Slack
Finish Variance
Fixed Cost
Fixed Cost Accrual
Free Slack  
GUID    
Hide Bar
Hyperlink  
Hyperlink Address  
Hyperlink Data  
Hyperlink SubAddress    
ID
Ignore Resource Calendar  
Late Finish
Late Start
Level Assignments
Leveling Can Split
Leveling Delay
Leveling Delay Units  
Manual Duration      
Manual Duration Units      
Marked  
Milestone
Notes
Outline Level
Outline Number
Overtime Cost
Parent Task Unique ID  
Physical % Complete  
Predecessors
Preleveled Finish
Preleveled Start
Priority
Project  
Recalc Outline Codes    
Recurring
Recurring Data  
Remaining Cost
Remaining Duration
Remaining Overtime Cost
Remaining Overtime Work
Remaining Work
Resume
Resume No Earlier Than  
Rollup
Scheduled Duration      
Scheduled Finish      
Scheduled Start      
Splits  
Splits Complete  
Start
Start Slack
Start Variance
Stop
Subproject  
Subproject File      
Subproject Task ID  
Subproject Tasks Unique ID Offset  
Subproject Unique Task ID  
Successors
Summary
Summary Progress  
Task Calendar  
Task Calendar GUID    
Task Mode      
Task Name
Total Slack
Type
Unique ID
WBS
Work
Work Variance

Baseline Fields

Field MPP8 MPP9 MPP12 MPP14
Baseline1 Cost  
Baseline1 Duration    
Baseline1 Duration Units    
Baseline1 Estimated Duration      
Baseline1 Estimated Finish      
Baseline1 Estimated Start      
Baseline1 Finish  
Baseline1 Fixed Cost  
Baseline1 Fixed Cost Accrual    
Baseline1 Start  
Baseline1 Work  
Baseline2 Cost  
Baseline2 Duration    
Baseline2 Duration Units    
Baseline2 Estimated Duration      
Baseline2 Estimated Finish      
Baseline2 Estimated Start      
Baseline2 Finish    
Baseline2 Fixed Cost  
Baseline2 Fixed Cost Accrual      
Baseline2 Start    
Baseline2 Work  
Baseline3 Cost  
Baseline3 Duration    
Baseline3 Duration Units    
Baseline3 Estimated Duration      
Baseline3 Estimated Finish      
Baseline3 Estimated Start      
Baseline3 Finish    
Baseline3 Fixed Cost  
Baseline3 Fixed Cost Accrual    
Baseline3 Start    
Baseline3 Work  
Baseline4 Cost  
Baseline4 Duration    
Baseline4 Duration Units    
Baseline4 Estimated Duration      
Baseline4 Estimated Finish      
Baseline4 Estimated Start      
Baseline4 Finish    
Baseline4 Fixed Cost  
Baseline4 Fixed Cost Accrual    
Baseline4 Start    
Baseline4 Work  
Baseline5 Cost  
Baseline5 Duration    
Baseline5 Duration Units    
Baseline5 Estimated Duration      
Baseline5 Estimated Finish      
Baseline5 Estimated Start      
Baseline5 Finish    
Baseline5 Fixed Cost  
Baseline5 Fixed Cost Accrual      
Baseline5 Start    
Baseline5 Work  
Baseline6 Cost  
Baseline6 Duration    
Baseline6 Duration Units    
Baseline6 Estimated Duration      
Baseline6 Estimated Finish      
Baseline6 Estimated Start      
Baseline6 Finish    
Baseline6 Fixed Cost  
Baseline6 Fixed Cost Accrual    
Baseline6 Start    
Baseline6 Work  
Baseline7 Cost  
Baseline7 Duration    
Baseline7 Duration Units    
Baseline7 Estimated Duration      
Baseline7 Estimated Finish      
Baseline7 Estimated Start      
Baseline7 Finish    
Baseline7 Fixed Cost  
Baseline7 Fixed Cost Accrual    
Baseline7 Start    
Baseline7 Work  
Baseline8 Cost  
Baseline8 Duration    
Baseline8 Duration Units    
Baseline8 Estimated Duration      
Baseline8 Estimated Finish      
Baseline8 Estimated Start      
Baseline8 Finish    
Baseline8 Fixed Cost  
Baseline8 Fixed Cost Accrual      
Baseline8 Start    
Baseline8 Work  
Baseline9 Cost  
Baseline9 Duration    
Baseline9 Duration Units    
Baseline9 Estimated Duration      
Baseline9 Estimated Finish      
Baseline9 Estimated Start      
Baseline9 Finish    
Baseline9 Fixed Cost  
Baseline9 Fixed Cost Accrual    
Baseline9 Start    
Baseline9 Work  
Baseline10 Cost  
Baseline10 Deliverable Finish      
Baseline10 Duration    
Baseline10 Duration Units    
Baseline10 Estimated Duration      
Baseline10 Estimated Finish      
Baseline10 Estimated Start      
Baseline10 Finish    
Baseline10 Fixed Cost  
Baseline10 Fixed Cost Accrual    
Baseline10 Start    
Baseline10 Work  
Baseline Budget Cost      
Baseline Budget Work      
Baseline Cost
Baseline Deliverable Finish      
Baseline Deliverable Start      
Baseline Duration  
Baseline Duration Units  
Baseline Estimated Duration      
Baseline Estimated Finish      
Baseline Estimated Start      
Baseline Finish
Baseline Fixed Cost  
Baseline Fixed Cost Accrual    
Baseline Start
Baseline Work

Extended Fields

Field MPP8 MPP9 MPP12 MPP14
Cost1  
Cost2  
Cost3  
Cost4  
Cost5  
Cost6  
Cost7  
Cost8  
Cost9  
Cost10  
Date1
Date2
Date3
Date4
Date5
Date6
Date7
Date8
Date9
Date10
Duration1
Duration1 Units  
Duration2
Duration2 Units  
Duration3
Duration3 Units  
Duration4
Duration4 Units  
Duration5
Duration5 Units  
Duration6
Duration6 Units  
Duration7
Duration7 Units  
Duration8
Duration8 Units  
Duration9
Duration9 Units  
Duration10
Duration10 Units  
Finish1
Finish2
Finish3
Finish4
Finish5
Finish6
Finish7
Finish8
Finish9
Finish10
Flag1
Flag2
Flag3
Flag4
Flag5
Flag6
Flag7
Flag8
Flag9
Flag10
Flag11
Flag12
Flag13
Flag14
Flag15
Flag16
Flag17
Flag18
Flag19
Flag20
Number1
Number2
Number3
Number4
Number5
Number6
Number7
Number8
Number9
Number10
Number11
Number12
Number13
Number14
Number15
Number16
Number17
Number18
Number19
Number20
Outline Code1  
Outline Code1 Index  
Outline Code2  
Outline Code2 Index  
Outline Code3  
Outline Code3 Index  
Outline Code4  
Outline Code4 Index  
Outline Code5  
Outline Code5 Index  
Outline Code6  
Outline Code6 Index  
Outline Code7  
Outline Code7 Index  
Outline Code8  
Outline Code8 Index  
Outline Code9  
Outline Code9 Index  
Outline Code10  
Outline Code10 Index  
Start1
Start2
Start3
Start4
Start5
Start6
Start7
Start8
Start9
Start10
Text1
Text2
Text3
Text4
Text5
Text6  
Text7  
Text8  
Text9  
Text10  
Text11  
Text12  
Text13  
Text14  
Text15  
Text16  
Text17  
Text18  
Text19  
Text20  
Text21  
Text22  
Text23  
Text24  
Text25  
Text26  
Text27  
Text28  
Text29  
Text30  

Enterprise Fields

Field MPP8 MPP9 MPP12 MPP14
Enterprise Custom Field 2    
Enterprise Custom Field 3      
Enterprise Custom Field 4      
Enterprise Custom Field 5      
Enterprise Custom Field 6      
Enterprise Custom Field 9      
Enterprise Custom Field 10      
Enterprise Custom Field 20      
Enterprise Custom Field 21      
Enterprise Custom Field 22      
Enterprise Custom Field 23      
Enterprise Custom Field 24      
Enterprise Custom Field 44      
Enterprise Custom Field 47      
Enterprise Custom Field 53      
Enterprise Custom Field 58      
Enterprise Custom Field 59      
Enterprise Custom Field 60      
Enterprise Custom Field 61      
Enterprise Custom Field 62      
Enterprise Custom Field 83      
Enterprise Custom Field 93      
Enterprise Custom Field 100      
Enterprise Custom Field 105      
Enterprise Custom Field 111      
Enterprise Custom Field 116      
Enterprise Custom Field 117      
Enterprise Custom Field 137      
Enterprise Custom Field 145      
Enterprise Data      
Enterprise Duration1 Units    
Enterprise Duration2 Units    
Enterprise Duration3 Units    
Enterprise Duration4 Units    
Enterprise Duration5 Units    
Enterprise Duration6 Units    
Enterprise Duration7 Units    
Enterprise Duration8 Units    
Enterprise Duration9 Units    
Enterprise Duration10 Units    
Enterprise Project Date1      
Enterprise Project Date2      
Enterprise Project Date3      
Enterprise Project Date4      
Enterprise Project Number2      
Enterprise Project Number4      
Enterprise Project Number5      
Enterprise Project Number22      
Enterprise Project Text1  
Enterprise Project Text2    
Enterprise Project Text3    
Enterprise Project Text4    
Enterprise Project Text5      
Enterprise Project Text6    
Enterprise Project Text8      
Enterprise Project Text9      
Enterprise Project Text10      
Enterprise Project Text11      
Enterprise Project Text12      
Enterprise Project Text13      
Enterprise Project Text14      
Enterprise Project Text15      
Enterprise Project Text16      
Enterprise Project Text17      
Enterprise Project Text18      
Enterprise Project Text19      
Enterprise Project Text21      
Enterprise Project Text40  

Resource

Core Fields

Field MPP8 MPP9 MPP12 MPP14
Accrue At
Actual Cost  
Actual Overtime Cost  
Actual Overtime Work  
Actual Work
Actual Work Protected      
Availability Data  
Available From  
Available To  
Booking Type    
Budget    
Budget Cost  
Budget Work    
Calendar
Calendar GUID    
Calendar Unique ID
Code  
Cost
Cost Per Use
Cost Rate A  
Cost Rate B  
Cost Rate C  
Cost Rate D  
Cost Rate E  
Cost Variance
Created  
Email Address  
GUID    
Generic  
Group
Hyperlink      
Hyperlink Address      
Hyperlink Data      
ID
Initials
Material Label  
Max Units
Name
Notes
Overallocated
Overtime Cost  
Overtime Rate
Overtime Rate Units  
Overtime Work  
Peak
Phonetics      
Regular Work
Remaining Cost
Remaining Overtime Cost  
Remaining Overtime Work  
Remaining Work
Standard Rate
Standard Rate Units  
Subproject Unique Resource ID    
Type
Unique ID
Windows User Account  
Work
Work Variance
Workgroup  

Baseline Fields

Field MPP8 MPP9 MPP12 MPP14
Baseline1 Cost  
Baseline1 Work  
Baseline2 Cost  
Baseline2 Work  
Baseline3 Cost  
Baseline3 Work  
Baseline4 Cost  
Baseline4 Work  
Baseline5 Cost  
Baseline5 Work  
Baseline6 Cost  
Baseline6 Work  
Baseline7 Cost  
Baseline7 Work  
Baseline8 Cost  
Baseline8 Work  
Baseline9 Cost  
Baseline9 Work  
Baseline10 Cost  
Baseline10 Work  
Baseline Cost  
Baseline Work

Extended Fields

Field MPP8 MPP9 MPP12 MPP14
Cost1  
Cost2  
Cost3  
Cost4  
Cost5  
Cost6  
Cost7  
Cost8  
Cost9  
Cost10  
Date1  
Date2  
Date3  
Date4  
Date5  
Date6  
Date7  
Date8  
Date9  
Date10  
Duration1  
Duration1 Units  
Duration2  
Duration2 Units  
Duration3  
Duration3 Units  
Duration4  
Duration4 Units  
Duration5  
Duration5 Units  
Duration6  
Duration6 Units  
Duration7  
Duration7 Units  
Duration8  
Duration8 Units  
Duration9  
Duration9 Units  
Duration10  
Duration10 Units  
Finish1  
Finish2  
Finish3  
Finish4  
Finish5  
Finish6  
Finish7  
Finish8  
Finish9  
Finish10  
Flag1  
Flag2  
Flag3  
Flag4  
Flag5  
Flag6  
Flag7  
Flag8  
Flag9  
Flag10  
Flag11  
Flag12  
Flag13  
Flag14  
Flag15  
Flag16  
Flag17  
Flag18  
Flag19  
Flag20  
Number1  
Number2  
Number3  
Number4  
Number5  
Number6  
Number7  
Number8  
Number9  
Number10  
Number11  
Number12  
Number13  
Number14  
Number15  
Number16  
Number17  
Number18  
Number19  
Number20  
Outline Code1  
Outline Code1 Index  
Outline Code2  
Outline Code2 Index  
Outline Code3  
Outline Code3 Index  
Outline Code4  
Outline Code4 Index  
Outline Code5  
Outline Code5 Index  
Outline Code6  
Outline Code6 Index  
Outline Code7  
Outline Code7 Index  
Outline Code8  
Outline Code8 Index  
Outline Code9  
Outline Code9 Index  
Outline Code10  
Outline Code10 Index  
Start1  
Start2  
Start3  
Start4  
Start5  
Start6  
Start7  
Start8  
Start9  
Start10  
Text1
Text2  
Text3  
Text4  
Text5  
Text6  
Text7  
Text8  
Text9  
Text10  
Text11  
Text12  
Text13  
Text14  
Text15  
Text16  
Text17  
Text18  
Text19  
Text20  
Text21  
Text22  
Text23  
Text24  
Text25  
Text26  
Text27  
Text28  
Text29  
Text30  

Enterprise Fields

Field MPP8 MPP9 MPP12 MPP14
Enterprise    
Enterprise Custom Field 3      
Enterprise Custom Field 4      
Enterprise Custom Field 5      
Enterprise Custom Field 6      
Enterprise Custom Field 7      
Enterprise Custom Field 8      
Enterprise Custom Field 9      
Enterprise Custom Field 10      
Enterprise Custom Field 11      
Enterprise Custom Field 12      
Enterprise Data      
Enterprise Duration1 Units    
Enterprise Duration2 Units    
Enterprise Duration3 Units    
Enterprise Duration4 Units    
Enterprise Duration5 Units    
Enterprise Duration6 Units    
Enterprise Duration7 Units    
Enterprise Duration8 Units    
Enterprise Duration9 Units    
Enterprise Duration10 Units    
Enterprise Unique ID  

Resource Assignment

Core Fields

Field MPP8 MPP9 MPP12 MPP14
Actual Cost  
Actual Finish  
Actual Overtime Cost  
Actual Overtime Work  
Actual Start  
Actual Work
Actual Work Protected      
Assignment Delay    
Assignment GUID    
Assignment Resource GUID    
Assignment Task GUID    
Assignment Units
Budget Cost    
Budget Work    
Confirmed  
Cost
Cost Rate Table  
Cost Variance  
Created  
Finish
Finish Variance  
Hyperlink  
Hyperlink Address  
Hyperlink Data  
Hyperlink Screen Tip  
Hyperlink Subaddress  
Leveling Delay  
Leveling Delay Units    
Notes  
Overtime Work  
Owner    
Percent Work Complete
Regular Work  
Remaining Cost  
Remaining Overtime Cost  
Remaining Overtime Work  
Remaining Work
Resource Request Type    
Resource Unique ID
Response Pending  
Resume  
Start
Start Variance  
Stop  
Task Unique ID
Team Status Pending  
Timephased Actual Overtime Work  
Timephased Actual Work  
Timephased Work  
Unique ID
Variable Rate Units    
Work
Work Contour  
Work Variance  

Baseline Fields

Field MPP8 MPP9 MPP12 MPP14
Baseline1 Budget Cost    
Baseline1 Budget Work    
Baseline1 Cost  
Baseline1 Finish  
Baseline1 Start  
Baseline1 Work  
Baseline2 Budget Cost    
Baseline2 Budget Work    
Baseline2 Cost  
Baseline2 Finish  
Baseline2 Start  
Baseline2 Work  
Baseline3 Budget Cost    
Baseline3 Budget Work    
Baseline3 Cost  
Baseline3 Finish  
Baseline3 Start  
Baseline3 Work  
Baseline4 Budget Cost    
Baseline4 Budget Work    
Baseline4 Cost  
Baseline4 Finish  
Baseline4 Start  
Baseline4 Work  
Baseline5 Budget Cost    
Baseline5 Budget Work    
Baseline5 Cost  
Baseline5 Finish  
Baseline5 Start  
Baseline5 Work  
Baseline6 Budget Cost    
Baseline6 Budget Work    
Baseline6 Cost  
Baseline6 Finish  
Baseline6 Start  
Baseline6 Work  
Baseline7 Budget Cost    
Baseline7 Budget Work    
Baseline7 Cost  
Baseline7 Finish  
Baseline7 Start  
Baseline7 Work  
Baseline8 Budget Cost    
Baseline8 Budget Work    
Baseline8 Cost  
Baseline8 Finish  
Baseline8 Start  
Baseline8 Work  
Baseline9 Budget Cost    
Baseline9 Budget Work    
Baseline9 Cost  
Baseline9 Finish  
Baseline9 Start  
Baseline9 Work  
Baseline10 Budget Cost    
Baseline10 Budget Work    
Baseline10 Cost  
Baseline10 Finish  
Baseline10 Start  
Baseline10 Work  
Baseline Budget Cost    
Baseline Budget Work    
Baseline Cost  
Baseline Finish  
Baseline Start  
Baseline Work  
Timephased Baseline1 Cost  
Timephased Baseline1 Work  
Timephased Baseline2 Cost    
Timephased Baseline2 Work    
Timephased Baseline3 Cost    
Timephased Baseline3 Work    
Timephased Baseline4 Cost    
Timephased Baseline4 Work    
Timephased Baseline5 Cost    
Timephased Baseline5 Work    
Timephased Baseline6 Cost      
Timephased Baseline6 Work      
Timephased Baseline7 Cost      
Timephased Baseline7 Work      
Timephased Baseline8 Cost      
Timephased Baseline8 Work      
Timephased Baseline9 Cost      
Timephased Baseline9 Work      
Timephased Baseline10 Cost    
Timephased Baseline10 Work    
Timephased Baseline Cost  
Timephased Baseline Work  

Extended Fields

Field MPP8 MPP9 MPP12 MPP14
Cost1  
Cost2  
Cost3  
Cost4  
Cost5  
Cost6  
Cost7  
Cost8  
Cost9  
Cost10  
Date1  
Date2  
Date3  
Date4  
Date5  
Date6  
Date7  
Date8  
Date9  
Date10  
Duration1  
Duration1 Units  
Duration2  
Duration2 Units  
Duration3  
Duration3 Units  
Duration4  
Duration4 Units  
Duration5  
Duration5 Units  
Duration6  
Duration6 Units  
Duration7  
Duration7 Units  
Duration8  
Duration8 Units  
Duration9  
Duration9 Units  
Duration10  
Duration10 Units  
Finish1  
Finish2  
Finish3  
Finish4  
Finish5  
Finish6  
Finish7  
Finish8  
Finish9  
Finish10  
Flag1  
Flag2  
Flag3  
Flag4  
Flag5  
Flag6  
Flag7  
Flag8  
Flag9  
Flag10  
Flag11  
Flag12  
Flag13  
Flag14  
Flag15  
Flag16  
Flag17  
Flag18  
Flag19  
Flag20  
Number1  
Number2  
Number3  
Number4  
Number5  
Number6  
Number7  
Number8  
Number9  
Number10  
Number11  
Number12  
Number13  
Number14  
Number15  
Number16  
Number17  
Number18  
Number19  
Number20  
Start1  
Start2  
Start3  
Start4  
Start5  
Start6  
Start7  
Start8  
Start9  
Start10  
Text1  
Text2  
Text3  
Text4  
Text5  
Text6  
Text7  
Text8  
Text9  
Text10  
Text11  
Text12  
Text13  
Text14  
Text15  
Text16  
Text17  
Text18  
Text19  
Text20  
Text21  
Text22  
Text23  
Text24  
Text25  
Text26  
Text27  
Text28  
Text29  
Text30  

Enterprise Fields

Field MPP8 MPP9 MPP12 MPP14