Primavera P6 error when import Microsoft Project XML / Run Update Baseline, Claim Digger

When we import Microsoft Project XML file to Primavera P6 / Run Update Baseline / Claim Digger, an error could appear with Event code: CNFFC- Message: Could not find file \bin\java.exe. Cause: These are scenarios which can cause above error: There is no java.exe file in the \Primavera Common\]ava\jvm\bin directory The JAVA_HOME variable is set to... Continue Reading →

Benefit of using Primavera P6 in Delay Analysis

Primavera P6 software can be very useful in delay analysis work. Some of the benefits are described as follows. 1. Filter which activity affect the critical milestones There could be many delay events happened in a project and each delay event affects certain activities. What are the delay events or activities impacting the critical milestones?... Continue Reading →

Primavera P6 export to Excel. How to color WBS level automatically

After export activity table from Primavera P6 to Excel, it’s very hard to distinguish WBS level. I will show you how to color WBS level automatically so we can have report like in P6. Step 1: Follow this article to insert the "WBS Level" column : Step 2: Go to Conditional Formatting -> Manage Rules Create... Continue Reading →

What is the difference between Activity type: Task Dependent and Resource Dependent in Primavera P6

In Primavera P6, there are 2 popular activity types: Task Dependent and Resource Dependent. What is the difference between these types? By choosing the activity type, P6 will select what calendar is used to calculate the finish date of the activity: Choose Task Dependent: P6 use Activity calendarChoose Resource Dependent: P6 use Resource calendar It will affect... Continue Reading →

Primavera P6 Professional version 16.2.11 fully support Vietnamese using Unicode character set. Phần mềm Primavera P6 version 16.2.11 đã hỗ trợ đầy đủ Tiếng Việt Unicode

From version 16.2.11, Primavera P6 now fully support Vietnamese language using Unicode character set. If we don’t have Primavera in our laptop, we can install it following instruction here : If we already had P6, we have to create a SQLite database. The above “How to install Primavera P6” article also show us how to create SQLite... Continue Reading →

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