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Errors When Updating Baseline: ActualThisPeriodUnits: Assignment Actual This Period Units Cannot Be Modified Since the Activity Is Not Started (Doc ID 2341397.1)

Last updated on MARCH 01, 2019

Applies to:

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


Actual Behavior

Update baseline is not working for the project while selecting these options.


Steps to reproduce

  1. Create a Project
  2. Make sure recalculate Units and cost is selected on the Calculations tab
  3. Add an Activity with 5 days duration with a Resource
  4. Add a Baseline as a copy of Current Project
  5. In Current Project, set Actual Start and RD to 4d
  6. Move Data Date out 1 day
  7. Schedule so that there is a value in Actual This Period Units
  8. Add a new Resource to the Activity and Act This Period Units should change accordingly
  9. Projects, Maintain Baseline > Select update button.
  10. Select the Following:
    • All activities.

      Update Existing Activities already in Baseline.

      Update Options:

      Activity code assignments

      Update existing resources and role assignments

      Budgeted units and cost

      Add New resources and role assignments

  11. Select Ok.
  12. Select Update.
  13. Update fails

----- SEVERE ----- Errors located: ActualThisPeriodUnits: Assignment actual this period units cannot be modified since the activity is not started.


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