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Activity Dates Change When Scheduling and Leveling With the Option to 'Consider Assignments in Other Projects With Priority Equal/Higher Than' Selected. (Doc ID 2504581.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 04, 2019

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version 18.8 to 18.8.5.0 [Release 18.8]
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 18.8 to 18.8.5.0 [Release 18.8]
Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 18.8 to 18.8.5.0 [Release 18.8]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR:

Activity dates change when Scheduling and Leveling with the option to 'Consider assignments in other Projects with Priority equal/higher than' option is selected.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR:

Activity dates would remain the same when Scheduling and Leveling with the option to 'Consider assignments in other Projects with Priority equal/higher than' option is selected.


STEPS:

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Create a new Resource R.
2. Create a New Project P and assign Activity A.
3. Enable show time in User Preferences and Duration Units to hours.
4. Change Duration for Activity A to 4 hours.
5. Assign Resource R to Activity A.
6. In the Leveling options enable the option for "Consider assignments in other Projects." and set the value to 11 (By default new Project is assigned with value of 10).
7. Level the Project multiple times and see the dates move from (8-12) to (12-4) back and forth.

Cause

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