Budgeted Labor Units Spread Incorrectly On Activity Usage Spreadsheet / Profile

(Doc ID 1938129.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 01, 2017

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 5.0 and later
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 5.0 and later
Primavera P6 Standard Project and Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version 17.7 and later
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version 8.2.4.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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Budgeted Labor Units on the Activity Usage Spreadsheet / Profile are spread over a duration that exceeds or is less than the Original Duration of the activity.

"Budget Labor Units being spread beyond activity durations"
"Activity Usage Spreadsheet Duration Issues"

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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The user expects the Budgeted Labor Units to be spread according to the Original Duration and Planned Dates of the activity. P6 actually spreads the values over the Planned Dates of the resource assignment, not the activity.

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

  1. Create a new project with an activity and assign a resource
  2. Make sure the resource is not driving
  3. Enter an Original Duration for the resource assignment that exceeds or is less than that of the activity

Changes

 

Cause

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