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Driving Predecessor Activity

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AB Timo
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Hello All,

I have seen a previous thread on this topic but i did't get Much idea from that.I just Want a Simple answer that If an Activity has More Than one predecessors then how can i Guess that which one of them is Driving the Successor activity.

 

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Gary Whitehead
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Rhys:

 

Correct.

A driving relationship is one which defines the earliest start or finish date (depending on wether it is FS, FF etc) of the sucessor to that relationship.

 

Obviously as the schedule is progressed and changes to durations and logic happen, the relationship which drives a particular actvity can also change.

Rhys Parry
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Hello

A quick question in relation to the Driving Predecessor or Successor.

 

I have some activities that are ticked as critical and driving, so does that mean that activity is driving the selected activity.

i.e.  The predecessor is before so when that has finished this activity will start if its a FS relationship?

The Successor is after so if its a Driving activity does that start at the same time the linked activity starts as its a SS relationship.

 

Thanks

AB Timo
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Thanks Gary You Really Made it Simple for me.

Gary Whitehead
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1) Select View > Show on Bottom > Activity Details

2) Left click on an activity

3) From the activity details section at the bottom of the screen, select either the "predecessors" or the "relationships" tab (If neither tab is there, right click > Customise Activity details > add them)

4) You should now see all the predecessors of the activity on which you clicked. Right click on one of the predecessor columns > Customise Predecessor Columns > add the "Driving" column from the "General" group

5) any predecessor which has a "Yes" in the "Driving" column, is driving that activity.

AB Timo
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Hi Mike,

Can you Please Elaborate a little More about the  "Vertical Link"

 

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AB Timo
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hi gary

I am Using Primaver P6

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Mike Testro
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Hi Fiaz

The vertical link will most likely be the driver.

Best regards

Mike Testro

Gary Whitehead
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Faiz,

 

What software are you using?