After XER Import and F5 Refresh (Before Scheduling or Modifying Any Data) Resource Assignment Duration Recalculates and No Longer Equals Activity Duration
(Doc ID 2874554.1)
Last updated on JUNE 28, 2022
Applies to:Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version 18.8 and later
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 18.8 and later
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Why does resource assignment duration change after creating a new project during XER import then selecting F5 refresh, which occurs before scheduling or modifying any project or activity data?
In P6 Professional after XER import completes, then if F5 refresh is selected will update the resource assignment duration and making it different than the activity's duration.
In P6 Professional after XER import completes, then if F5 refresh is selected should not update the resource assignment duration, making it different than the activity's duration.
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Login to P6 Professional.
2. Import XER and Create New Project with resource assignments
3. From Activities page, display lower Resources tab and F5 refresh
4. Result: the resource assignment duration is updated, making it different than the activity's duration (see illustration below):
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