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Old 03-21-2017, 01:59 PM
ebilbrough ebilbrough is offline Fixed Duration Task - Resource Issue Windows 7 32bit Fixed Duration Task - Resource Issue Office 2013
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I have a 274 working day fixed duration task that currently has 5 personnel assigned to it. The personnel work various times (and days) on the task. No one is assigned 100%.



The task started on 08/31/16 and finishes on 09/29/17.

I have a 6th person who will need to work 2 hrs per week over the next 12 weeks. When I add the 2 hours to resource usage for the week I receive the message "Resource assigned outside the original dates for task ..." and it extends the finish date. Any thoughts why this would occur?

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Old 03-23-2017, 03:45 AM
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That message is usually an indication that there is non-working time in the resource's calendar.
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Old 03-23-2017, 06:21 AM
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Thanks Julie for the reply.

The resources calendar shows availability during this time. Also when I add this resource to another fixed duration task during the same timeframe there is no error on the task.
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Old 03-23-2017, 04:08 PM
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Okay - let's try a bit more information. You mention that the resource is assigned to another task that overlaps. Are you creating a resource overallocation? Is your leveling set to automatic? What is the peak unit for the resource's during the overlap? What is the resource's max units?

Can you attach a picture or perhaps the file?
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