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Auto Schedule Does Not Work When Using "Expected Finish" (Doc ID 2623934.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 07, 2020

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version 18.8 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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Auto schedule does not work when using "expected finish"

When entering or changing the expected finish date of an activity, the project does not re-schedule, despite auto-schedule being enabled

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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When entering or changing the expected finish date of an activity, the project will be reschedule.

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Login P6 client and open a project
2. Press F9 and then option
3. Tick 'Use Expected Finished Dates' and "Schedule Automatically when a change affects the dates"
4. Close the schedule window
5. Add expected finish to "activity A" - auto schedule does not activate
6. Tick "started" on "activity B" and adjust the date - Auto schedule then adjusts activity A and activity B.

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot see project auto schedule.

Cause

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