Layout Changes Automatically When a Predecessor or Successor is Added to the Activity. (Doc ID 2062424.1)

Last updated on JUNE 29, 2016

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 8.3.2.0 to 15.1.5.0 [Release 8.3 to 15.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 8.3.2.0 version, P6 Professional Application

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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Layout of a project automatically changes when there is assigned a successor or predecessor to an activity.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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The layout shouldn't get changed when assigning a successor or predecessor to an activity.

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

1. Login to P6 Professional
2. Open a project
3. Go to View - Group and Sort by
4. Select first Group By field: WBS level 1 to level 2, check Indent.
5. Select second Group By field: Global Activity Code - To level: All.
6. Select third Group By field: WBS -- To level: All
7. Assign a Successor to an activity.
8. Observe the layout changed and now there are two highest nodes, instead of a single one.

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot assign a successor or predecessor to an activity.

Cause

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