Working with a Colleague? Use F10 and F5 Hotkeys

Written on . By Tracy Mah

As a database-driven software, Primavera® P6 doesn’t exactly come with a “Save” button. Your Primavera P6 Client (both Professional Windows Client and Web Access Client) “communicates” with a database that stores all of the data you enter. This may have presented you with a problem – how do I “save” data on the database to […]

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Posted in Database, Primavera

The Benefits of a Database Driven Project Management Solution

Written on . By Tracy Mah

There are more and more project management tools becoming available as online services or as software packages. They offer the same service as each other – to plan and manage your project with ease. You may be wondering why you would choose Primavera P6 over other project management tools for scheduling your projects. It is because […]

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Posted in Database, Project Management

How to Install the SDK for Primavera P6

Written on . By Tracy Mah

Are you an automations engineer and like do-it-yourself projects? Perhaps you’re an advanced planner and scheduler with a technical background, who would like to develop a faster and easier way to load data into your projects. Having a similar background is extremely handy because it will save your company significantly in costs in buying finished […]

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P6 SDK Import Tools

Written on . By Tracy Mah

Here are some useful P6 SDK import excel tools for those who are considering to install this feature with their P6 client. These tools will help speed up the project creation process by helping you mass import/export data for your WBS, EPS, project details, and activities. The native import/export features in P6 typically do not […]

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Posted in Database, Export/Import, Free Resources, P6, Primavera

Q&A: “Does P6 support MS SQL Server 2008?”

Written on . By Tracy Mah

Primavera does officially support MS SQL 2008, but Primavara does not support MS SQL 2012. We have run many tests against MS SQL Server 2008 running on Windows Server 2008 and found that P6.0, P6.1 and P6.2 have no problems connecting to MS SQL Server 2008 if P6 Client is running on Windows XP/Vista/Windows Server 2003 (32bit or 64bit). […]

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Posted in Database, Primavera