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Importing PLF Layout Files To Primavera P6
Duration: 4m 25s
Skill Level: Beginner
To ensure that your screen matches our screen during the course, we're going to rely on a feature of Primavera P6 called Layouts. Layouts allow you to setup a screen and save those settings in P6 and to a .plf file as well. Here you'll learn how to import .plf layout files so you can match our screen during the course.
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Video: Importing PLF Layout Files To Primavera P6
Hi. As you go through the online training course, I want to make sure that your screen is matching my screen and to ensure that, we’re going to use layout files. So as you go through the course occasionally in the lesson there will be a layout file to download or how to begin it at the course of bunch of files to download and install.
Layouts without going into too much details because we have more detail in the later lesson but a layout is a screen configuration and you can configure your screen and save it as a layout file. In Primavera we call that as PLF file. It's a really strange file extension. But in this lesson I want to show you in primavera how you can import that PLF files and make your screen match my screen throughout the course. So without further ado, let’s get into the Primavera and give it a shot.
Okay, the first step in importing our layout file is making sure we know where the file is. I’ve put mine in my desktop here, it’s the Activity ID Name.plf file and you can download it as part of the course files. Okay, now I know where it is I can go into Primavera. Let’s go to the primavera.
In order to import a layout file in Primavera, we need to make sure that we have a project open first so that we can be on the activity screen. Now this layout files are layout f...