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Importing a previous schedule as the baseline

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Emma Lang
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Hi Everyone, 

Is there anyway you can import a previous version of the schedule as a baseline to the current version? I have a subcontractor who updated the schedule and set the baseline on the current dates. Unfortunately the delivery date is a month later than the contractual date, but the previous baseline detail is now lost. However I do have the original version of the schedule so if there was anyway that information could be imported it would be much easier than taking the activities back to the original state, baselining and replanning. 

 

Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Thanks

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Evgeny Z.
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Emma,

this is not easy, you will need to write some VBA (visual Basic for Applications) code. 

Alternatively you can  use built it feature to compare projects Report=>Compare Projects. This will not make one file to be a baseline, but it will give somewhat comparable functionality