How to modify Activity ID Suffix in Primavera P6

In Primavera we can use 'Renumbering Activity ID" function to modify Activity ID Prefix. How about we want to modify Suffix. I will show you how. We have a simple project with default activity ID like this First we go to Tool -> Global Change Click on New button In “Then” section: In Parameter select... Continue Reading →

How to Trim Activity ID or Activity Name in Primavera P6

When we think about Trim data, we usually export and do it in excel. However Primavera P6 also give us a tool to trim data by itself. For example you need to get rid of the "A" letter in Activity ID. First you go to Tool ->  Global Change Click on "New" button. In "Then" section,... Continue Reading →

Renumbering Activity ID in Primavera P6

By default activity ID in Primavera has a format like A1000, A1010 and so on. How about we can make the ID more meaningful. For example we can change the "A" letter to show the WBS which they belong to. First you will select all activities you need to renumber. Go to Edit -> Renumber Activity IDs... Continue Reading →

Graphing a P6 Resource S-Curve in Excel

Tutorial Files Excel Spreadsheet (Excel 2007+): P6_Scurve_Example.xlsx – 1.5Mb Step 1 – Export Primavera P6 Resource Assignments to Excel Following the steps from our previous tutorial, you now have all the resources and assignments in an Excel sheet. You can modify the primary sheet for better graphical features. Step 2 – How to Use the Data To draw... Continue Reading →

Can not import Layout

Your colleague send you Primavera XER file and Layout file. After you import project successfully, you click on Layout -> Open -> Import -> Select the layout. And this error appear: You may think "Wow, this layout file must be damaged. I need to tell him to send me again". Wait! It's not because of... Continue Reading →

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