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Scheduling In Primavera P6 (11m 23s)
This lesson walks you through how to invoke Primavera's scheduler function to perform CPM Scheduling. We'll also walk you through the schedule log and show you a few other important features related to scheduling.
Video: Scheduling In Primavera P6
In this lesson we'll dive into how CPM scheduling works inside of Primavera. We’ll show you how to invoke the scheduler and will also show you some of the nice tools that go hand in hand with the scheduler. Let's set the scene. We have the ‘railcar maintenance facility project’ open and the status of the project is such that all the activities have relationships. If I scroll all the way to the bottom, we can see every activity has relationships to and from those activities. Now as I mentioned before in previous lessons, if we look at our Gantt chart, we notice that all the activities are stacked on top of each other when they haven't been expanded out to start and finish after each other, and again, that's because we haven't actually scheduled this project.
The scheduler assigned start and finish dates to our project. We can see this in our date fields as well. Every activity has a start date of January 6 2014. That of course is the start date of the entire project. What we want to do is, we want to go ahead and schedule this project and tell Primavera to expand those activities and assign appropriate start and finish dates to each activity. Here's how we do it. There's a magic key in Primavera. Everybody knows this key and the key is F9 So you can hit F9 on your keyboard. You can also use the toolbar and find the lit...