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% Complete Formula

% Complete Formula

% Complete Formula

First off, there might be a better way to do this, but this is what I have.  (forgive me, I have been self taught so far)

I have input 3 columns in Project: Actual Complete, Required, Actual % Complete.  These column are for actual physical parts which come out of a machine.  The Actual % Complete column does the math and gives me my percentage.  I then copy that number over to the % Complete column which MS Project has as a default.  
Is there a way to get the calculated value to automatically populate the % Complete column?  
Is there a better way to do this?  I show the % COmplete on the Ghantt chart which is very useful to the shop floor people.
Any suggestions?


RE: % Complete Formula

Cool, that's useful.  Is there anyway to turn off the units? (hrs.)

RE: % Complete Formula

Percent complete is actually 2 types - percent work complete and percent duration complete.  The default in the system is that when you update one, you update the other.  These can be separated. Here is an article I wrote on this subject:


More tips and tricks are on my website at www.lehnertcs.com.  

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