Approve Updates from Subcontractors using Reflection Projects in Oracle Primavera [Video]
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Approve Updates from Subcontractors using Reflection Projects in Oracle Primavera [Video]

Featured this week is a great way to use Primavera P6 Reflection projects.  If you’ve perused our other Primavera P6 tutorials, you may already know reflection projects are great for working with and managing scenarios.  But they can also provide a way to preview and selectively approve activity updates from sub-contractors or other groups. The key…

Using Primavera’s .Xer File Parser – Import WBS From Excel Without The SDK
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Using Primavera’s .Xer File Parser – Import WBS From Excel Without The SDK

In this tutorial we explain how to import a WBS dictionary in Primavera P6 without the SDK.   NOTE: The steps needed to transform a classical WBS presentation (which is WBS Path and Description) to a format understood by the database (which is parent / child) is covered in Steps 1 to 6 of this…

How To Import WBS From Excel To Primavera P6 Using The SDK
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How To Import WBS From Excel To Primavera P6 Using The SDK

In this tutorial we explain how to use the Oracle Primavera P6 SDK to import a WBS from Excel to Primavera P6. We are using the WBS.xls P6 SDK spreadsheet made available by Oracle Support. The SDK is a very handy tool, but the data must exactly respect the required format, we used a sample…

Using Primavera P6 Filters On Export To Excel
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Using Primavera P6 Filters On Export To Excel

Primavera’s custom Activity filters are great for focusing in on a subcontractor’s work list or even to hide Activities that are already completed.  But when it comes to filtering down a 5000 line project plan to Activities in a specific timeframe, P6’s filters fall flat.  Here’s the Gotcha: any filter that uses a rolling date…