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It is my understanding that Reflections cannot be created in Web Access v7.x.
From the Oracle document "What's New in P6 V7"
"Do we have the reflection capabilities in P6 Web Access?"
P6 Web Access cannot create or merge reflection projects in P6 v7. However, end users are able to open and status reflection projects via the Web.
So, I still have the same question. How does a Project Manager, using P6 v7.x Web Access, somehow copy/replicate/save as, their schedule for 'what if' manipulation and analysis? I think this might be a show stopper for us. If I can't give someone an avenue to copy an existing schedule in Web Access, I don't see how I can deploy it.
If anyone else has solved this issue, I'd appreciate some input.
Edited by: user9020374 on Jul 11, 2012 3:18 PM
In the Projects View, Do an export to XML and then Import the XML file to make a new project (Copy for use as what-if) If you are considering extensive use of WA, I would recommend you consider migrating to version 8.2. Version 8.0 and later is a significant improvement of version 7.0
Hope this helps.
Thanks, but telling me the answer is to export and reimport the project . . . well, I may as well use Project. It's crazy that that functionality isn't available. From what I've seen Web Access in v7.0 appears nearly useless. As I get more and more "non-Professional" folks needing to use P6, I find that the 10 Web Access licenses I have available do me no good whatsoever, except as an avenue to 'upgrade' to 8.x.
From what I'm reading, the conversion from 7.x to 8.x has issues. One Consultant even recommends his clients essentially build a new db instead of upgrading the old. Export everything out and import to the new. That means all the baselines have to be restored, exported, imported and re-merged with the schedule. Settings are lost, layouts, filters, etc. That, is a daunting endeavor.