Work is entered in

Specifies the default unit of time (minutes, hours, days, weeks, or months) used in the Work field in the current project.

If you enable this setting, whenever Project displays work values, the unit you specified will be used.

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

Supported on: At least Windows 7
Work is entered in


  1. Minutes
    Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\16.0\ms project\options\scheduling
    Value Namedefault work units
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value3
  2. Hours
    Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\16.0\ms project\options\scheduling
    Value Namedefault work units
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value5
  3. Days
    Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\16.0\ms project\options\scheduling
    Value Namedefault work units
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value7
  4. Weeks
    Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\16.0\ms project\options\scheduling
    Value Namedefault work units
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value9
  5. Months
    Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\16.0\ms project\options\scheduling
    Value Namedefault work units
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value11


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