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Actual Cost Increses When Using Financial Periods In Activity Usage Profile Displaying Cost. (Doc ID 2792241.1)

Last updated on JULY 16, 2021

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 18.8 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 18.8 version, P6 Application

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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When using Activity Usage Profile and selecting Cost Display and selecting Display Actual and Earned Value using Financial Period data, the actual cost data doubles and is not properly distributed within actual dates of Task dependent completed activity.
If Display Actual and Earned Value using Financial Period data is deselected the graph shows proper cost data distribution.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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Selecting Display Actual and Earned Value using Financial Period data should not cause the Actual Cost data to double.

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Login to P6
2. Open Project
3. Go to Activity Usage Profile
4. Click the Display bar
5. Select Activity Usage Profile Options
6. Select the following options under the Data tab:
  Display = Cost
  Filter for Bars/Curves = Total
  Show Bars/Curves = Actual - By Date
  Show Bars/Curves = Actual - Cumulative
7. Toggle between selecting and deselecting Display Actual and Earned Value using Financial Period data
8. Notice that when that option is selected the Actual Cost data doubles and is not properly distributed within actual dates of Task dependent completed activity.

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users are given incorrect Actual Cost information.

Cause

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