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

Last updated on JUNE 22, 2018

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 16.2.9.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

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

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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Activities added via baselines are to contain Early dates

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

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 chick > 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.

BUSINESS IMPACT
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Cannot use update baseline option to add activities

Changes

 

Cause

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