Activity Codes are one of the most useful tools in Primavera P6 that help planners in reporting and controlling areas.There are three types of Activity Code that you can assign them to your activities. When you open the Activity Code window (from Enterprise menu), on top of the window you have three different choices: Global, EPS and Project. But what are the differences between these three and which one is suitable for your usage? In below tutorial you can find out the answer.
Global Activity Codes
When you choose Global and define activity codes in this section, your codes can be used globally which means you can use these codes for other projects as well. So if you’re sure that the codes you’re going to define will be used in other projects in your EPS, it’s better to define them in this category. Obviously Global codes are more common if you have similar projects in your EPS and you need to share some codes between them.
Steps to create a Global Activity Code
In below example there are two different projects in an EPS and in both projects there are different types of activities. So “Types” could be defined as a code in global level used for both projects. You should pass the following steps:
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