Adding on Utkarsh's post: will will need to manually add the user data column in work plan view using the add/remove columns button.
There are 2 downsides to using custom task user data fields:
- EACH USER will have to be aware of the custom task user data fields, and EACH USER will have to manually add these fields to the workplan view for each project. There is no way to "publish" task user data fields to users.
- If you use a multi-select value, the custom task user data fields will show #@# between the values - this is a known issue with HP ever since 7.5.
As a conclusion, I would only recommend using custom task user data fields for background processing.
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