Eastwood Harris Articles

Oracle Primavera P6 Version 21 Date Picker Box Enhancement

1          Introduction In P6 Version 20 and earlier users could not see the time when setting a date when the User Preferences were set not to show the time. Often when setting an Actual Start of Finish date, Suspend or Resume date, constraints dates etc. P6 would...

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MICROSOFT PROJECT CRITICAL PATH CALCULATIONS

Many building and construction contracts specify that a delay may only be claimed when it impacts activities on the Critical Path but in turn leave it up to the contractor to decide what scheduling options they may use in their scheduling software, thus allowing the...

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PRIMAVERA P6 PPM ACTIVITY NETWORK VIEW

The Activity Network, also known as the Program (or Project) Evaluation and Review Technique - PERT View, displays activities as boxes connected by the relationship lines. Activities may be added, deleted and linked in this view in the same way as in the Gantt Chart...

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TASK SPLITTING IN MICROSOFT PROJECT

Task Splitting is normally switched on in Microsoft Project and users end up with splits at the start of a task which is quite difficult to sort out. If you wish to understand how Task Splitting in Microsoft Project works then this article is an extract from the books...

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UPDATING A MICROSOFT PROJECT SCHEDULE PROPERLY

A properly updated a schedule is very important if you wish to manage a project or substantiate delays with the schedule. It is very simple to update a Microsoft Project schedule incorrectly and end up with completed work in the future or incomplete work in the past, both of which are totally illogical. Download this article, which is an extract from my book Planning and Control Using Microsoft Project 2013, 2016 & 2019, that explains how a program is properly in Microsoft Project

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Renumbering Activity IDs in Oracle Primavera P6

After completing a schedule, the P6 Activity IDs are usually not in order from top to bottom. To make it simpler to find activities when checking the relationships it is useful to renumber the task from top to bottom. Unfortunately, the P6 Renumbering function will...

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