How Does P6 Perform Leveling?
(Doc ID 900243.1)
Last updated on JULY 01, 2019
Applies to:Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 5.0 and later
Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 5.0 and later
This documents explains how P6 performs Resource leveling and provides a Resource Leveling FAQ.
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In this Document
|Question 1: What is Resource Leveling and what does it do?|
|Question 2: How can Resource leveling be removed?|
|Question 3: How does the Leveler decide the order in which activities will be leveled?|
|Question 4: How does the software determine whether there are enough resources to allocate?|
|Question 5: How do constraints affect leveling?|
|Question 6: How does the Resource leveling setting "Consider assignments in other projects with priority equal/higher than..." setting affect leveling?|
|Question 7: What does the setting to Preserve Early And Late Dates do and how does this affect activities dates when they are Levelled?|
|Question 8: How does the option "Level resources only within activity Total Float" affect leveling?|
|Question 9: What happens if the Resource never has enough time each day to work on the activity?|
|Question 10: How does activity type affect resource assignment leveling?|
|Question 11: Is there a flow-chart which shows the entire leveling process?|