How to Merge MS-Project to MPP using C# or the .NET API Solution

In order to Merge MS-Project to MPP, we’ll use Aspose.Tasks for .NET API which is a feature-rich, powerful and easy to use document manipulation and conversion API for C# platform. Open NuGet package manager, search for Aspose.Tasks and install. You may also use the following command from the Package Manager Console. You can create a connection between MS-Project and MPP using C#. First, you should use the Aspouse.Tasks API to access MS-Project and MPP projects. Next, you should get the data from the existing MS-Project fields and match the xz with the corresponding fields in MPP. You should then use the API to create the missing fields in MPP. Add new fields with data from the MS-Project project using .Net. This process will merge MS-Project and MPP data into a C# application.

Manage NuGet packages with the Visual Studio Package

Package Manager Console Command

PM> Install-Package Aspose.Tasks

Steps to Merge MS-Project to MPP via C#

Developers can easily load & merge MS-Project files to MPP in just a few lines of code.

  • Decide what entities from MS-Project you what to merge and how you want to map it on MS Project entities (user stories => tasks, created US date => started date, etc)
  • Create new instance of Project class
  • Parse MS-Project format to get required entities (for example if you want parse *.csv Jira backup file you may want to use Aspose.Cells)
  • Add parsed entities to the created instance of Project class
  • Use common .NET components to create and Fill MS-Project backup file format (*.csv)

System Requirements

Before running the conversion example code, make sure that you have the following prerequisites.

  • Microsoft Windows or a compatible OS with .NET Framework, Mono and COM Interop.
  • Development environment like Microsoft Visual Studio.
  • Aspose.Tasks for .NET DLL referenced in your project.

Online MS-Project Merger

Test the quality of MS-Project merging right in your browser! Please load MS-Project files from the local file system or a URL, select the required output format and run the example! Combining project files can be a great way to consolidate your data and make it easier to manage. Aspose.Tasks Merge Tools is a great way to save time and reduce the effort involved in managing multiple MS-Project files. Test the quality of the process right in your browser, load files from the local file system or a URL, select the desired output format and run the example. It is fast, easy, secure and completely free!

General information about MS-Project format

MS Project can be used to manage projects of any complexity. It allows you to plan, observe and control projects with powerful planning, monitoring and analysis features. It provides flexible tools to visually track the progress of a project and prioritize it. It can also be used to create time and task schedules, as well as cost and performance analysis. MS Project can be used to manage workgroups, assign tasks, monitor progress and analyze performance, as well as generate reports and budget. This allows project managers to be more productive and achieve better results.

FAQ section

FAQ about MS-Project to MPP merging

1. Why is this MS-Project Merger useful?

MS-Project Merger is a practical, powerful and fast tool to combine several MS-Project files. You can quickly and easily merge MS-Project documents into one and save the result in MPP, MPT, MPX, and XML formats without any hassle!

2. How can I merge MS-Project?

You can merge MS-Project online or programmatically. To merge MS-Project documents online, simply upload files from your computer or a URL, select the desired output format from the list and hit the ‘Run’ button. You will get the result in no time. Furthermore, you can copy the C# code and use it in your own application for document merging.

3. Can I merge MS-Project on Linux, Mac OS, iOS or Android?

You can use this free online MS-Project Merger from a mobile device, tablet or computer. The interface of the Merger is intuitive and user-friendly. Our tool is compatible with all major operating systems and their respective browsers, including Windows, Mac OS, Linux, Android, and iOS. No additional software installation is required to get this tool running.