Original Duration Changed for Activities with Expected Finish. (Doc ID 1967263.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 03, 2016

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 6.0 and later
Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 6.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 8.3.3.0 version, P6 Application

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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Original Duration changed when scheduling an in-progress activity with an Expected Finish.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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Original Duration should not change when scheduling an in-progress activity.

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

Example:

Data Date of 15-Jan-15 and Activity A1000
1. User assigns Expected Finish 20-Jan-15
2. User Schedules with DD 15-Jan-15
3. Original Duration changes to 56.00h to honor Exp Finish, pulling Planned Start to 15-Jan-15
4. User marks A1000 as Started on 15-Dec-14
5. Schedule again and Original Duration stays at 56.00h


BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot rely on the data for the Original Duration.

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"Activity actual plus remaining duration does not equal at completion"

Cause

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