Vicky Stamatopoulou on 11. May 2010
Does Merlin have master resources or a resources pool?
In Merlin you can add resources,
To open the library call Window > Show Library or use the according button of the toolbar:
In the library you can see contacts of your Apple Address Book, Entourage (if installed) or LDAP server. You can use these contacts as resources (by drag & drop onto your Merlin activities or the resources’ well).
If you add this contact as a resource in another project, and combine later on the 2 projects into one master, you will see in the ‘Utilization’ view the utilization of the resource calculated to reflect the assignments on both projects.
If you don’t want to have your resources in your Address Book (Entourage or an LDAP server), you may create a project containing all resources of your ‘resources pool’, save this project as template to start new projects out of it.
If you have created a project with the wbs and simply need the resources for assignment, just open a project where the resources are installed, create a dummy activity on which you assign all your resources, copy and paste this activity into the other project. You can delete the dummy activity and keep the resources.