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Update Baseline Does Not Preserve Early Dates (Doc ID 2411348.1)

Last updated on MARCH 31, 2021

Applies to:

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


Activities added to the baseline via the update baseline process are missing the Early Dates

Activities added via baselines are to contain Early dates

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


1. Open P6 Professional > Create new Project called "Test"
2. Add three activities > Change duration to 100 days > Assign calendar 02-inl#2-4 Day work week> F9 to schedule > Bring column views of Activity ID, Changed approved, Original Duration
Activity name, calendar, Start, finish, Early Start > Early Finish
3. Create Baseline to original project > Add two new activities not within baseline > Change duration to 100 days assigned calendar to to 02-inl#2-4 Day work week> F9 to schedule > Left click in the change approval column > Double click > display all values > select Yes> Create a filter for (change approval = Yes) > Copy the original l baseline and update the copy > In the update option of the baseline Select all that apply (Project details, Projects UDFs , select Approved Changes, Activities within the filter of (approved changes) Update baseline Options continued- General activity Information, activity code assignments, relations, wbs assignments , activity notebooks, constraints, dates, durations and data date, budgeted units and cost for activities without resources, actual units and cost > Update existing resource and role assignments > budgeted units and units and cost. Add new Resource and role assignments. Activity resource assignment udf
4. Select update > restore the updated baseline copy> open the restored baseline project and note missing an early start and finish.

Cannot use update baseline option to add activities


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