By default, Primavera P6 summarizes/rolls up activity duration at the WBS level by calculating the period from the earliest Start Date to the latest Finish Date of all activities in that WBS. In case we want to calculate the summary duration by simply adding up the duration of all activities, below are the steps. Go... Continue Reading →
What is Expected Finish Date in Primavera P6 used for?
In Primavera P6, when you schedule the project and see the Activity Original duration change, it's probably because of Expected Finish date. So what is Expected Finish Date and how do we use it? The Expected Finish date acts as a constraint if the Scheduling Option "Use Expected Finish Dates" is switched on. Use the Expected... Continue Reading →
Change Hours/Day in Calendar but keep Activity Duration unchanged in Primavera P6
We make a schedule using 8 hours/day calendar. Now we want to change to 10 hours/day calendar. We can see the Activity Duration now change to 8 days and Project Completion date is now earlier. How can we change Hours/day but keep duration unchanged? I will show you how to do it. Go to Tool ->... Continue Reading →
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