Best Uses Add the % Work Complete field to a task sheet when you want to display, filter, or edit percent work complete for tasks.If you type a value in the % Work Complete field, Project automatically calculates actual work and remaining work.At the risk of sounding like this is a plug for our book, we do want you to know that all of our Microsoft Project exercise files are available in our training guide, if you’d like to follow along at home. It’s optional to update associated milestones because they have no work or duration attached to it.
The % Work Complete fields contain the current status of a task, resource, or assignment, expressed as the percentage of work that has been completed.
You can enter percent work complete, or you can have Project calculate it for you based on actual work on the task.
There are several categories of % Work Complete fields.
Data Type Percentage Percent (%) Work Complete (task field) Entry Type Calculated or entered How Calculated When a task is first created, the percent work complete is zero percent.
Example The "Write proposal" task is scheduled for 40 hours of work.
So far, the assigned resources have reported 10 hours of actual work on the task.And also I want to show progress line based on physical percent it possible.When I try this progress line showing based on % complete not Physical percent complete.If there is a difference, actual dates override planned dates.This approach will accurately provide schedule variance information.The exception is a task that is not complete and did not start on schedule, as in our final example: 13 Select a task. Let’s say the resource working on Task 10, Julie Pawlkowski, agreed to start on October 24 to help get the project back on schedule.