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Late dates showing for some completed activities but not others?

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John Reeves
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Late dates showing for some completed activities but not others? Why would this be?  My assumption would be there is someting un-completed in the chain but that is not checking out.  Not the biggest problem, but makes me think something is wrong.

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Rafael Davila
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John – “My assumption would be there is something un-completed in the chain but that is not checking out.”

  • Agree – maybe a driving link with some remaining lag.

Zoltan – “If an activity is complete there is no float. The only way that there would be a late date is if there is not an ACTUAL start or ACTUAL finish.”

  • Agree, in any case it is on active links/relationships that there might be some “float” or “slack”. 

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/relationship-float-viewing-primavera-p6-santosh-bhat

Most software does not show early/late dates for completed activities.  I cannot see a reason to show meaningless values.

Zoltan Palffy
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if an activity is completed there is no longer a need for a late or early date. The difference between the early and late dates is the float. If an activity is complete there is no float. The only way that there would be a late date is if there is not an ACTUAL start  or ACTUAL finish.