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Calendar days vs Default calendar days

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David Gindirih
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I searched for threads on similar topics but could not get a definite answer from any of them. The threads were posted several years back. Now hoping that P6 has come up with some genius ways to resolve the same issue.

The issue is, my schedule is calculating the finish dates variance by dividing the variance hours by 12 hours/day instead of the calendar hours of 7hours/day. Hence when you compare the finish dates, it doesn't quite add up. Example shown below.

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Fingers crossed: is there any way to command P6 to calculate using the calendar in use rather than the default calendar?

Amongst the geniuses in this group, someone please suggest the easiest solution.

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David Gindirih
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Thanks Dave.

For some reason, even when the option to use the assigned calendar is ticked, the variance is not what it should be.

But having the option to define the hours/day, etc allowed me to get to a number that is closer to what it is supposed to be.

david kelly
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Of couse there is, unless you are using a very old version.  At the Admin Preferneces Time periods you can select to use the assigned calendar for hours-per-day figures,

BUT

If the group-and-sort band contains activities with more than one calendar, then the default calendars hours-per-day figue is used.