Why is Unit of Measure not showing in Resource Usage Profile in Primavera P6

In Primavera P6 -> Resource Usage Profile, we may have a problem that Unit of measure is not showing.

There could be various causes for this issue:

1) If the resource is a Material resource, the Unit of measure is not specified.

FIX:

If the resource is a Material resource, you will need to specify the Unit of measure in Enterprise, Resources in the Details tab.

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2) If it is a Labor or Non-labor resources, the Show Unit label is not selected.

FIX:

If it is a Labor or Nonlabor resources, then make sure that in Edit, User Preferences in the Time Units tab the Show Unit label check box is checked.

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3) You are using the Calculate Average feature.

FIX:

If you are using the Calculate Average feature in the Resource Usage Profile Options, then make sure that you specify a unit of measure in there.

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Check and fix those cause then you can show the Unit of measure:

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Author: Khuong Do

Khuong Do is a Project Planner in Civil, Transportation and Oil & Gas Industry. He has worked as a Primavera Consultant Specialist since 2006 . He holds a Civil Engineering degree and a Bachelor of Information Management System. Now he is working in Petronas RAPID project, one of the biggest Refinery and Petrochemical complex, in Pengerang – Malaysia.

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