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There are many useful columns in Primavera that can be added to view status about the in-progress activities and determine where these stand. These columns tell you how much work should have been done, how much is accomplished to date and how much is the variance at current and will be when the activity completes.

The following columns can be used to monitor activity progress in detail:

Schedule % Complete - This column gives very useful information. It tells you that how much the activity should be completed by the current Data Date. Schedule % Complete goes by the Data Date. The information this column gives help you determine...

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There are different methods of statusing (entering progress) activities in Primavera P6. These methods are described below.


Apply Actuals: This option is used when Primavera is connected with a Timesheet module or another software used for entering employee work hours. Apply Actuals will status activities as per number of hours resources have worked on the project activities.

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Most people seem to have knowledge of only one type of Critical Path. Moreover, what critical path really is, many have incorrect understanding about it. In this guide, I will explain the two different types of critical paths and you will also learn which one is used in what circumstance.

The two types of Critical Paths are:

1. Longest Path

This type of Critical Path comprises activities...

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Importing into Primavera from an Excel file is often a nightmare for many.  Although the process of importing Excel file is  simple enough, just selecting any Excel file for import does not ensure the import will be successful or that your data will not be lost.

If there is a situation that your collegues or someone will be using Excel and you will often need to import that file into Primavera, this is what you need to do...

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Do you know you can create activity relationship in Primavera in many different ways. Using any of the method gives the same result, and all methods are also require almost same number of steps to create a relationship. However, you might prefer one method to create relationship among many activities together and the other method to create relationship between only two activities. Choose any method that is most convinient to you and also...

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