Why Doesn’t Primavera P6 Show all Dropdown Menu Items?

Written on . By Yardstick Administrator

Oracle Primavera P6 Project Management Professional software makes it easy for you to manage a variety of complex projects. But in order to take full advantage of this project management solution, it’s good to take some time to tailor the interface to your needs.

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Primavera P6 Professional ‘Open State’

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How do you know what project is open when you are in Primavera P6 Professional? There are three quick ways to find out which project(s) are currently open in the program. Check the Title Bar The first way to know which project you have open in Primavera P6 Professional is to check the Title bar […]

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P6 Consulting Inc. FAQs

Written on . By Tracy Mah

Wondering if Primavera P6 project management software is right for your organization? P6 Consulting can help. Below, find answers to some of our most-asked questions about the software and our training programs.

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What’s New with the Latest Release 18.8 of Oracle Primavera EPPM P6 Web Access and Professional

Written on . By Tracy Mah

In 2016, Oracle announced a planned depreciation of Java based plugin applets. One factor for this decision was because most of the major internet web browser vendors wanted to reduce the upkeep of plugin support in their products. They eventually wanted to remove the ability to embed Flash, Silverlight, Java and other plugin-based programs in […]

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Construction Projects: Failures and Remedies

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Guest Author: Vivien Goldstrong  The construction industry is one of the most important, crucial and on-going industries in the world. With the continuous increase of population, construction projects are essential for providing homes, work places, underground transportation and homes’ essential facilities (such as: water, gas, electricity, drainage, etc ). Furthermore, the construction industry holds the record […]

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Part 3: Best Method to Import a Primavera P6 XML Project File

Written on . By Tracy Mah

This article is the last in a series of my research and testing of Oracle Primavera P6 XML exporting and importing of projects. If you haven’t read the first two blogs, please check them out: Part 1: https://www.p6consulting.ca/blog/the-advantages-of-primavera-p6-xml-exports-and-imports/ Part 2: https://www.p6consulting.ca/blog/part-2-how-to-make-the-most-of-primavera-p6-xml-exports/ We’ve learned so far that Primavera P6 XML project exports and imports have many advantages over […]

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Part 2: How to Make the Most of Primavera P6 XML Exports

Written on . By Tracy Mah

I recently wrote an article on the Advantages of Primavera P6 XML Exports and Imports where I pointed out quite a few advantages to using XML exports and imports over XER files. I also mentioned there were a couple problems that may discourage people from switching to XML. The two biggest shortcomings are XML files […]

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How to Backup or Export Primavera P6 Layouts with Filters

Written on . By Tracy Mah

A little while ago we wrote an article on how to import and export activity layouts in Primavera P6. You can read about it here https://www.p6consulting.ca/blog/quick-tip-how-to-import-and-export-layouts-in-primavera-p6/ If you’ve taken a lot of time to create some complex Filters for your Layouts, then you want to make sure your backup Primavera Layout Files (PLF) have the […]

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Posted in Layouts, P6, Primavera