Understanding projects

In real life, a project is an amount of work you do internally or for a client. It has a clear beginning and end. A project in the system is how you organize that same amount of work, or some part of it, with the available features.

There are three kinds of states that can be used to reflect what is happening with the project in real life as well as what one can do with it in the system. Accordingly, the list of projects is divided into the following tabs: Active, Inactive, and Archived.
Project state
Projects that your organization is currently and actively working on. Active projects can be updated at any time and the people responsible for them can submit status updates using a predefined report form.
Projects that your organization is not working on at the moment but which may be resumed at any time. Inactive projects cannot be modified, but users can continue to submit and receive status updates on them, and they will remain visible in views.
Projects that your organization may have completed, or which may have been stopped because they are no longer relevant. Archiving a project allows to remove it from the focus of attention in the workspace without deleting it completely.
When a new project is added, either manually or through import, it appears on the list of active by default.

You can change the state of a project to reflect your real life situation at any time, without the fear of losing anything important. Even archiving does not fundamentally affect the project properties or previously saved data, and as soon as the project is restored they will also be reinstated.
Active and inactive projects are those that count toward your plan's project limit. The number of archived projects you can have in the workspace is not limited, so you can keep as much historical data in your account as necessary.
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