Install the OnePlan for Project Connector

Updated Sep 05, 2019

This article explains how to install the OnePlan for Project Connector between OnePlan and Microsoft Project.  The OnePlan for Project Connector tools allows project managers to build and manage their project schedules in the MS Project Desktop, and then sync the project schedule to OnePlan.  

You must have Microsoft Project Desktop installed locally on your machine to use the OnePlan for Project Connector.

Install OnePlan for Project Tool

Navigate to the OnePlan Integration page for Microsoft Project:

Click the blue button to install the connector.

Save the Download File

If prompted, click Save.  Do not click Run.  Instead, go to your Downloads folder (or wherever you may have saved it).  

Unblock Download File

You may prompted that the download file is blocked.  Open the properties for the download file.  On the general tab, select the check box for Unblock.

Run Installer Setup Wizard

Open Microsoft Project

After the installation is complete, open Microsoft Project.  The first time you open MS Project, you will be prompted to confirm installation of the connector add-in.  You may start with a blank schedule & build it out, or begin with an existing schedule/template.  Click Install.

OnePlan Menu in Microsoft Project

Once installed, the OnePlan Connector will show the OnePlan menu.  Follow to the article How to Use the OnePlan for Project Connector for how to connect your plan and project schedule.

OnePlan Settings

Publish Options: Select the check box to auto-hide the resource mapping every time you publish your schedule to OnePlan.

Check for Updates: Select the check box to auto-check for updates each time you open MS Project.  You may also manually check for updates if you leave that option unchecked.