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Different Behavior in Pro Client / Web When Changing Start Date on Activity (Doc ID 2475706.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 27, 2019

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 17.12.7.0 to 17.12.9.0 [Release 17.12]
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version 17.12.7.0 to 17.12.9.0 [Release 17.12]
Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 17.12.7.0 to 17.12.9.0 [Release 17.12]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR

When changing the start date on an activity in the Professional, the remaining duration stays the same and the finish date moves accordingly. In P6 Web, when changing the start date on an activity, the remaining duration changes and the finish date does not change.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR

Expect to see the same behavior in both Pro and Web.

STEPS

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

  1. Create 2 activities with the same dates/durations.
  2. Change the Start date in P6 Professional. Do not add a constraint when prompted.
  3. Change the Start date in P6 Web.
  4. Notice Duration and Finish Dates differ between Pro/Web

Cause

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