Adding and Deleting Curtains in Primavera P6

Primavera Version 5.0 introduced a function allowing the placing of multiple curtains on the Gantt Chart which may be all hidden or displayed. A Curtain, used to highlight periods of time over part of the bar chart, may be displayed in a similar way to P3 and SureTrak.Select View, Attachments to display the Curtain menu or right-click a bar and select Attachments, Curtain:

  • Add Curtain opens the Curtain Attachment form used to create a curtain,
  • Show All shows all the curtains,
  • Hide All hides all the curtains, and
  • Clicking on a curtain in the Gantt Chart also opens the Curtain Attachment form where individual curtains may be deleted or hidden.
  • Using the Start Date and Finish Date boxes, or
  • Grabbing the left or right edge of the Curtain in the Bar Chart (the cursor will change to a ) and dragging the start or finish date, or
  • Grabbing the Curtain in the center (the cursor will change to a ) and dragging the whole Curtain.
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A curtain is deleted by double clicking on the curtain to open the Curtain Attachment form and clicking on the  button.

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