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Resource Movement Arrows Grayed Out

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VIKAS KULKARNI
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THE RESOURCE MOVEMENT ARROWS ARE GRAYED OUT - SO UNABLE TO MOVE THE RESOURCES - LEFT, RIGHT, UP OR DOWN.

EVEN IF I ADD NEW RESOURCES THE ARROWS STILL REMAIN GRAYED OUT.

STRANGELY IN BOTH THE LAPTOPS. WHY IS IT SO?

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VIKAS KULKARNI
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Thanks A Lot To Dear Mr. Zoltan Palffy too.

With The Very Best Regards.

VIKAS KULKARNI
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Dear Mr. Alexandre Faulx-B & Mr. Santosh Bhat,

It worked - "The Resource Movement Blue Arrows" have appeared - Image Attached.

I had actually accidentially turned on the Resource Group & Sort by Primary Role. Therefore the Tri-State Toggle was alternating only between the first 2 states and not showing the third state i.e. 3 Lines -  Indent arrows - Hierarchical Structure.

I did not know that this Column Header is "A Tri-State Toggle".

Thanks A Lot To Both Of You,

With The Very Best Regards.

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Santosh Bhat
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Vikas,

 

The Column header for Resource ID is a Tri-State toggle. It can be clicked three times, once for sorting Ascending Alphanumerically, Again for Descending Alphanumerically, and thirdly for Hierarchically based on the Resource Structure.

Make sure you click this three times to go through each option and you should see the indent arrows appear when it is displaying the hierarchical structure.

VIKAS KULKARNI
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Dear Alexandre Faulx-B,

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I have pasted 2 Screen Shots of my my Resource ID Column Header.

If I click on the small triangle as shown in the upper image it gives the options as shown in the image &

if I click the small triangle as shown in the below image then P6 just Sorts the Resource ID's columns.

But there is no option where the small triangle changes to 3 lines.

Thanks & Regards.

 

VIKAS KULKARNI
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Dear Alexandre Faulx-B,

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small_symbol_on_the_right_side_of_the_header_a.png

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small_symbol_on_the_right_side_of_the_header_b.png

I have pasted 2 Screen Shots of my my Resource ID Column Header.

If I click on the small triangle as shown in the upper image it gives the options as shown in the image &

if I click the small triangle as shown in the below image then P6 just Sorts the Resource ID's columns.

But there is no option where the small triangle changes to 3 lines.

Thanks & Regards.

 

 

Alexandre Faulx-B...
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Vikas,

Look at the Resource ID colum header in the Resource Workspace:

you will see a small symbol on the right side of the header: click on the symbol until you see 3 small lines instead of a triangle; then you will be able to move the resources by using the 4 blue arrow buttons of the tool bar on the right side of the screen

this has nothing to do with User rights, and a stand-alone P6 running with SQLlite database has no access to user rights and profile

Alexandre

Alexandre Faulx-B...
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Vikas,

Look at the Resource ID colum header in the Resource Workspace:

you will see a small symbol on the right side of the header: click on the symbol until you see 3 small lines instead of a triangle; then you will be able to move the resources by using the 4 blue arrow buttons of the tool bar on the right side of the screen

this has nothing to do with User rights, and a stand-alone P6 running with SQLlite database has no access to user rights and profile

Alexandre

Zoltan Palffy
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no they should not be greyed out I thinks it is a rights issue

 

go to Secuirty profiles make sure all of the Has Previleges boxes are checked for whatever profile Name is checked above.

VIKAS KULKARNI
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Dear Mr. Santosh Bhat,

The filter is "ALREADY SET TO DISPLAY ALL RESOURCES".

I watched 2 YouTube Videos where the Presentor is also having these arrows grayed out in the video - So I think the Standalone Version seems to have these arrows grayed out - Maybe - I am not sure.

Thanks & Regards.

Zoltan Palffy
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not so sure of that 

Santosh Bhat
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Zoltan, SQLite databases don't have any user or security profiles - so those options wont be on the menu.

 

Its likely becuase the resource view is filtered. Select to display ALL RESOURCES and the arrows will appear.

Zoltan Palffy
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READ MY POST ITS UNDER

Admin

Security Profiles

VIKAS KULKARNI
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Dear Sir,

Thanks for your reply.

I am using Primavera Standalone P6 Professional Release - 16.1 with PMDBSQLITE Database

The Admin Menu has only the following options -

1. Admin Preferences

2. Admin Categories

3. Currencies

4. Financial Periods

The other options i.e. -

1. Users

2. Security Profiles

3. Timesheet Dates

ARE MISSING

With Best Regards.

Zoltan Palffy
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make sure that you have the proper rigth to do this. It is lsited under the Admin Security profiles make sure all of the Has Previleges boxes are checked for whatever profile Name is checked above.