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Actual This Period Does Not Update When Activity is Statused. (Doc ID 2555678.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 30, 2019

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 18.8 to 18.8.9.0 [Release 18.8]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR:

When assigning Units to an Activity directly (without a Resource Assignment), Actual This Period Units is not automatically updated when an Activity is statused by updating Duration % Complete. The Project has the following Project Calculations enabled:
"Recalculate actual units and cost when duration % complete changes"
"Link actual to date and actual this period units and costs"

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR:

For the Actual This Period Units/Costs to get calculated when % changes.

STEPS:

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Log into P6 Pro.
2. Create a new Project with the following Project Calculations enabled:
- "Recalculate actual units and cost when duration % complete changes"
- "Link actual to date and actual this period units and costs"
- "Link budget and at completion for not started Activities"
3. Create a new Activity.
4. Assign Budgeted Labor Units directly to Activity via Status tab on Activity Details.
5. Start Activity and update Duration % Complete.
6. Note, Actual This Period Labor Units is not updated.

Cause

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