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Claim Digger as an option for tracking changes

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Carmen Arape
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Hi PP members

Per P6 definition, Option Claim digger enables you to generate a report that compares selected data fields in a revised project and its corresponding original project or a revised project and a corresponding baseline.

If I would like to track a group of changes done by planners during one DAY.

Using claim digger, the solution would be: Start the day with a copy, therefore two schedules are available;
- sched. 1 – before changes
- sched 2 – after changes

At the end of the DAY, running the claim digger I can easily identify changes.

Has anyone done this ???

Thanks & Cheers,
Carmen

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Mohamed Hegab
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 Did you try an independent tool such as schedule cracker (www.schedulecracker.com)?  It does the job with very nice reports and features.  They offer it for free 14 day full functional trial.

Raviraj Bhedase
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Error does come, if u r working on a network system and u dont have full access for all softwares and all folders.

Plz ask ur admin guys to give u full access for teh said folder. To run Claim Digger application, u require full access or otherwise u dont require access to this folder to operate P6.

Cheers,

rav
Carmen Arape
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Planners,

Thanks you for your comments.

Raviraj

While executing the comparison, I got an error message. The full access mentioned by you, It is not a default at the moment of setting up the software.

Dieter,

I was comparing two schedules of 500 activities each. I made off some fields that I did not want to include in the comparison. May be that’s the reason of the slowness. I mean IF you try to compare the two databases with all fields. I wanted to compare ONLY, duration, constraints and relationships.

Cheers,
Arnold Puy
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I tried it but too slow. It’s time consuming.
Anoon Iimos
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Carmen,

You maybe looking for "error digger", i believe there were lots of ways to do it and it always takes time. Do you need someone to do it for you?
Raviraj Bhedase
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U need to have full access for following folder to use Claim Digger:

C:\Program Files\Common Files\Primavera Common\Java

Or otherwise u will get error code

Cheers,

Ravi
Dieter Wambach
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Carmen
when I tested this function I found it reliable, but too slow, so I stopped using it.
Dieter