There are some important differences in the way Primavera P6 Professional behaves when status is added to Physical and Duration Percent Complete activity types. It’s important to understand these differences before choosing which activity percent complete type to use. If you don’t fully understand the way these two percent complete types work, you could end up with incorrect future remaining durations and unnecessary slippage on your critical path.
The following video shows you how to status activities using both Physical Percent Complete and Duration Percent Complete type activities. Unlike Duration Percent Complete activities, when you’re adding progress to a Physical Percent Complete activity, you need to provide Primavera P6 with more than just the percentage of completion.
The following video explains how to apply status correctly to both activity percent complete types and then shows how Primavera P6 responds when data is added.
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