If you have had a chance to use Primavera P6 v8 or later you may have noticed a “progress line” tool. I was recently asked by a colleague if I had used the the tool and at the time I was unaware the tool even existed. After a bit of reading and trial and error I am really happy with the functionality and the visual representation of progress against the baseline line.
The purpose of this tutorial is to give a brief overview of the P6 Progress Line tool, settings and how to use it in your everyday schedule presentation.
What is the P6 Progress Line Tool?
The progress line is basically a visual representation of the activity progress against the baseline plan – either stated in terms of variance to the Project Baseline or the Primary Baseline. The line can be drawn based on two different calculations methods. (1)As a variance against the baseline start or finish date or (2) stated in terms of progress percent complete or duration complete against the baseline.
Using the Progress Line & Options
To turn on the progress line select ‘progress line’ option from the “View” menu or select the progress line icon from the menu bar.
To edit the progress line settings, colors and calculation methodology settings,
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