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Contractual Dates, in the past

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Dean Pearcy
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Could someone please give me a suggestion on how to deal with contractual milestones that are in the past as far as the Data Date is concerned?

I have a number of projects where the contract completion milestone date is now in the past, yet is not complete. The project is still contractually oblidged to complete by a date that is in the past, yet is not complete, therefore the milestone needs to reflect the correct contractual finish date. But P6 will not allow dates behind the data date unless they are actualised. We do have outstanding but unimplemented CEs that will cover us for the delay, but because these are as yet unimplemented, I con't show these in the ocntract programme yet either.

It feels wrong to actualise the milestones, so that I can make them reflect the correct date, but it also feels wrong to allow them to show an incorrect date, i.e. the data date that is holding them.