Duration is entered in

Specifies the unit of time (minutes, hours, days, weeks, or months) used by default in the Duration field.

If you enable this setting, the unit you specify will be used if the user does not specify a unit of time when entering a duration.

If you disable or do not configure this setting, the user's default setting is used.

Supported on: At least Windows Vista
Duration is entered in


  1. Minutes
    Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Office\12.0\MS Project\Options\Scheduling
    Value NameDefault Duration Units
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value3
  2. Hours
    Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Office\12.0\MS Project\Options\Scheduling
    Value NameDefault Duration Units
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value5
  3. Days
    Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Office\12.0\MS Project\Options\Scheduling
    Value NameDefault Duration Units
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value7
  4. Weeks
    Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Office\12.0\MS Project\Options\Scheduling
    Value NameDefault Duration Units
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value9
  5. Months
    Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Office\12.0\MS Project\Options\Scheduling
    Value NameDefault Duration Units
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value11


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