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4 Replies Latest reply: Aug 29, 2012 3:05 PM by 958808 RSS

Data Date

918028 Newbie
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Hi Folks,

I have muliple progects in P6 Professional v7, and I am not able to add a coulmn to show each activity Data date.

I would appreciate your help.

Thank you,

Roumenda
  • 1. Re: Data Date
    cruz878 Journeyer
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    Data Date is by project not activity so I don't believe there is an inherent way to display it in the activities view. There is a column for Data Date that can be displayed in the projects view.

    Out of curiosity, what is the business case for wanting to see the data date by activity?
  • 2. Re: Data Date
    918028 Newbie
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    Thank you. Actually, I have multiple projects and I would like to create a look-ahead report, so I need to show the data date for each activity.
    I know that in the project view we are able to provide Data date column, but I was not able to add data date column to the Activity view.
    I wished that there is a work around in Report view, Export file, or in P6 activity view itself.
  • 3. Re: Data Date
    956045 Newbie
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    For one project (baselined or not), a data date remains common for all the activities, ie, there is only one data date for allt he activities in a project. Therefore, if you must display it in any of your reports, you can display it as one of the header / footer options.
  • 4. Re: Data Date
    958808 Newbie
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    From what I understand, you have multiple projects open at the same time and you want Data Date displayed as a column, right ?

    You can add a UDF and use global change or import/export with excel to store the data data for the individual projects. When you open the projects together you can stick the UDF column in and there you go.

    I don't think there's a direct way of doing it in P6.

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