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Percent Complete Type-Duration Type

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Mike Reymort
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I have been looking around for a good explanation on the percent complete type and duration type settings. I have a pretty good idea about how they work and when to assign what, but would love to have a direct explanation from someone who actually worked with them.


Thanks in advance,




Zoltan Palffy
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if you want to use earned value you have to use for percent complete however this does not update the remaining duration or your actual units so you can run a global change

where physcial % complete is greater than 0

then duration % complete = physical % complete


for duration type if you do not want you labor units determining your durations use fixed duration and units/time

if you want your durations determined by the resource then use fixed duration & units