Working with activity and subproject tablesΒΆ

The Activity and Subproject tables display the most important parameters. You can adjust the tables to you requirements doing the following:

  1. click on the menu Format > Columns

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Alternative

  1. rightclick on the column names of the table and choose Properties in the context menu.

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  1. In the appearing window you can edit the column layout and choose which of the columns (also user-defined fields) you want to have on display.

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Change the width of the table

  • change the width of a column and so affect the overall width of the table.
  • temporarily collapse and unfold a table via the button.

Navigation

  • You can use the arrow buttons upwards and downwards to toggle between activities and subprojects. You can use the buttons Tab and Shift+Tab to jump forwards and backwards among the single columns.

Fields in the table

No. Number of WBS code
Info Signals whether it has been referred to internal documents or external links from an activity / subproject
Name Name of activity or subproject
Warning Alert about overallocated, failed resources, or late activities
Code Code of activity or subproject
Category Project category
Priority Project priority
Status Project status
Quantity Quantity of the working results, measured by the measurement unit defined for the activity
Completed Completed quantity
Open Open quantity
Measurement unit Measurement unit for the activity’s working result (such as: m3, freight, ...) .
Norm Norm in man-hours required for the completion of a measurement unit within an activity
Effort Effort of the activity or subproject
Completed Completed effort
Open Open effort
Duration Duration of the activity or subproject
Completed Completed duration
Open Open duration
Start Start time (date and time of day) of the activity or subproject
Start Start time (date) of the activity or subproject
Finish Finish time (date and time of day) of the activity or subproject
Finish Finish time (date) of the activity or subproject
Earliest possible start Earliest possible start of activity Caution! Will only be shown if the option Calculation of contingency reserve is activated in Tools / Global settings / General.
Start, reserve Contingency reserve (difference between start and earliest possible start). Caution! Will only be shown if the option Calculation of contingency reserve is activated in Tools / Global settings / General.
Latest possible finish Latest possible finish of activity Caution! Will only be shown if the option Calculation of contingency reserve is activated in Tools / Global settings / General.
Finish, reserve Contingency reserve (difference between latest possible finish and finish). Caution! Will only be shown if the option Calculation of contingency reserve is activated in Tools / Global settings / General.
Fixed costs Separate costs of the activity or subproject that are not shown by the view of resources
HR costs Costs for the activity or subproject’s personnel resources
Material costs Material costs for the activity or subproject
Machine costs Machine costs for the activity or subproject
Costs Total costs for the activity or subproject
Completed Percentage of completion of the activity / percentage of progress
Amount of invoice Amount for the invoicing period of the project
Payment period Period of time in working days for the due date of the payment
Receipt of payment Date of payment receipt
Predecessor “From” activities
Successor “To” activities
Roles Assigned roles
Teams Assigned teams
Employees Assigned employees
Material Allocated materials
Machine types Allocated machine types
Machinery Allocated machinery
Balance Difference between the demand for assigned roles and the demand for assigned employees (for a quick overview over missed assignations of employees in activities)
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