Gantt Chart Timescale Year/Quarter Displays 12 Quarters Instead of 4. (Doc ID 2278996.1)

Last updated on JUNE 27, 2017

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 16.2.3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
Year/Quarter timescale in Projects, Activities Gantt Chart, shows Year in row 1, but row 2 has 12 quarters listed as follows: Q1, Q1, Q1, Q2, Q2, Q2, Q3, Q3, Q3, Q4, Q4, Q4.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
Year/Quarter timescale shows year in row 1 and only 4 quarters in row 2.

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

  1. Login to P6 Web.
  2. Browse to Projects.
  3. Open a Project.
  4. Browse to Activities.
  5. Modify the timescale of the Gantt chart to be year/quarter.
  6. Use the "zoom to fit" icon to adjust the width of the timescale (if needed).
  7. Note that the second row shows 12 quarters for a year instead of 4 quarters.

Cause

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