Lesson9.5.Updating Actual Work


Lesson 9.5. Updating Actual Work

Figure 9-8. Updating actual work in Task Usage view.


If you want to be really specific about the progress of a task or resource assignment, you can record the actual work completed on a task or the amount of work done by a resource. This lesson will show you how to update the amount of actual work completed on a specific day.

  1. Select View Task Usage view displays all the tasks in the project and the resources assigned to those tasks. Now, view the actual work information for the task.

  2. Select Format The view changes to display only the actual work done on the task.

  3. Select the Functionality check task. Click the Go To Selected Task button on the Standard toolbar.

    Notice that you can enter either the actual work done by an individual resource or the actual work for the task as a whole.

    Let's update the actual work done toward completing the task on Wednesday, 4/19/06.

  4. Click the Act. Work field for Wednesday, 4/19/06. Make sure you select the Actual Work field for the "Functionality check" task.

    Now, enter the amount of work that was done on the task that day.

  5. Enter 6h and press Enter.

    The actual work for the "Functionality check" task has been updated. The remaining work is divided among the resources assigned to the task, and an indicator appears in the Indicators field, as shown in Figure 9-8.

    When you're finished working with actual work, deselect it from the Details menu.

  6. Select Format The view is returned to the default Task Usage view.

QUICK REFERENCE

TO UPDATE ACTUAL WORK:

  1. SELECT VIEW

    SELECT FORMAT

    CLICK THE ACT. WORK FIELD UNDER THE DATE YOU WANT TO UPDATE. MAKE SURE YOU SELECT THE ACT. WORK FIELD FOR THE TASK OR RESOURCE YOU WANT TO UPDATE.

  2. ENTER THE ACTUAL AMOUNT OF WORK COMPLETED AND PRESS ENTER.




CustomGuide Inc - Project 2003 Personal Trainer
Project 2003 Personal Trainer
ISBN: 0596008546
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2005
Pages: 156

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