Help with PIPT

While using the PIPT may seem daunting at times, there is some help out there.


The PIPT manual is being rewritten (htmlpdf), and it will be updated from time to time. If you are missing something and would like to have it added, please don’t hesitate to send an email to with your request. The old (somewhat outdated) tutorial is available here.

Tips & Tricks

The Tips & Tricks page contains various useful hints for creating your proposal in general and for using the PIPT in particular.


There are an FAQ for Phase I and and FAQ for Phase II. It is a good idea to have a look at both, as some questions apply to both Phase I and II, and may be answered in only one of the two FAQs.

Ask us!

And if none of the resources answers your question, send an email to In case your question is specific to your (phase 2) proposal, always include the proposal code (such as 2013-2-RSA-042) in the subject of your email. It can also be a good idea to export the proposal as a zip file (using the menu item File > Export as Zip File) and attach it to your email.