Primavera P6 error when import Microsoft Project XML / Run Update Baseline, Claim Digger

When we import Microsoft Project XML file to Primavera P6 / Run Update Baseline / Claim Digger, an error could appear with Event code: CNFFC- Message: Could not find file \bin\java.exe. Cause: These are scenarios which can cause above error: There is no java.exe file in the \Primavera Common\]ava\jvm\bin directory The JAVA_HOME variable is set to... Continue Reading →

Benefit of using Primavera P6 in Delay Analysis

These are some benefit of using Primavera P6 in Delay Analysis: 1. Filter which activity affect the MilestoneThere are so many Delay Event happen in project. Each Delay Event affect certain Activities. Which Delay Event or Activity affect the Milestone? Using P6, we can easily identify which activity affect a certain Milestone. Then we can... Continue Reading →

Primavera P6 export to Excel. How to color WBS level automatically

After export activity table from Primavera P6 to Excel, it’s very hard to distinguish WBS level. I will show you how to color WBS level automatically so we can have report like in P6. Step 1: Follow this article to insert the "WBS Level" column : Step 2: Go to Conditional Formatting -> Manage Rules Create... Continue Reading →

What is the difference between Activity type: Task Dependent and Resource Dependent in Primavera P6

In Primavera P6, there are 2 popular activity type: Task Dependent and Resource Dependent. So what is the difference? By choosing Task Dependent or Resource Dependent, P6 will choose what calendar it will use for the activity: Choose Task Dependent: P6 use Activity calendar for the activity Choose Resource Dependent: P6 use Resource calendar for the activity... Continue Reading →

Primavera P6 Professional version 16.2.11 fully support Vietnamese using Unicode character set. Phần mềm Primavera P6 version 16.2.11 đã hỗ trợ đầy đủ Tiếng Việt Unicode

From version 16.2.11, Primavera P6 now fully support Vietnamese language using Unicode character set. If we don’t have Primavera in our laptop, we can install it following instruction here : If we already had P6, we have to create a SQLite database. The above “How to install Primavera P6” article also show us how to create SQLite... Continue Reading →

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