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How can I Schedule from a known finish date backwards....

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Jeff Waldrop
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I saw a scheduler do this once in P6 and I trying to replicate what he did.

 

Say I need to be Finished on 12/31/19 and I have a schedule built out.  How can I schedule from that date backwards essentially given me the latest start of all activities to achieve that Must Finish by date?

 

In other words, I am trying to figure out how to schedule all activities from a finish MS backwards.  Nothing hitting the Data Date until it gets to the start of the first activity in that chain of logic.

 

Jeff

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Zoltan Palffy
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thats why I suggested it 

Raymund de Laza
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Another suggestion... Set the Must Finish Date of the Project then assign As Late as Possible (ALAP) constraint to all the activities.

Jeff Waldrop
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Thanks,  This is a what if scenario with a copy of the sch.

 

If I show the Late Bar and the project has a must finish on constraint, it gets me what I need, the lastest I can start and still finish on the required date.  I know what goes against logic because of delays and outside influences, but it does calc the must start on date to meet must finish on date....

 

 

Jeff

Zoltan Palffy
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just put in the project must finish by date and schedule. Then it will tell you how far behind you are. Then change the start of the Project to match the Late Start date