Enhancement Request: Completing a Finish Milestone Will Populate the Start/Actual Start Column in a Grouping Band (Doc ID 2296378.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 14, 2017

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 7.0 and later
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version 8.3.2.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
WBS grouping band indicates an Actual Start Date beyond the Data Date. None of the activities below the said WBS have been started.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
There should not be any actual dates displayed.

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

  1. Create a new project, 1 wbs and 1 activity under the WBS
  2. Change the activity type to a Finish Milestone
  3. Complete the finish milestone
  4. Notice Start/Actual start in the grouping band is populated but the actual activity does not have one

BUSINESS IMPACT
The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot use the dates of the wbs show as invalid

 

Cause

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