Why doesn’t dependent task go further than planned end date?


In TRIRIGA, why doesn’t my dependent task go any further than the planned end date, if I move the parent task beyond the planned end date?

The task that is being moved (along with its dependent task) eventually violates the planned end constraint. The task that is in violation of the constraint is in red, and the dependent task will not be moved past the planned end. If there is no planned end, then there is no constraint and you can freely move both tasks.

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IV97411: Adjusting task status on Gantt not working uniformly


Adjusting the task status on a Gantt chart with Ctrl/Cmd+click is not working uniformly across client operating systems.

We needed to disable the Ctrl+left/right-click and Shift+left/right-click, which are not working consistently across browsers and Mac, and reintroduce the right-click > “Set Percentage Complete” to the right-click menu. We also needed to update the “Percent Complete” message to be shorter, and update the message minimum width to be wider.

Moving forward, we removed the ability to set the percentage complete by using Ctrl+click, which does not work correctly on all browsers on all operating systems, replacing it with the ability to “Set Percentage Complete” by using the right-click context menu when right-clicking a Gantt task.

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IV97369: Typed dates do not follow user date-time preference in Gantt


Manually typed dates do not take into account the user’s date-time preference in the Gantt scheduler.

We needed to specify the EditFormat element, in addition to format, when applying the left-column metadata to the date fields. Moving forward, manually editing dates will now take into account the user’s date-time preference in Gantt.

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IV97245: Gantt section not keeping the associated report sort order


In a Gantt section, the section is not honoring the associated report sort order.

The issue was caused by the dynamic ordering that was implemented by the project tasks’ internal tree set. The BO query comparison was performed by using the string form of the columns. Moving forward, we resolved an issue where the default Gantt sort ordering, and the sort ordering immediately after importing an MPP project file, did not correctly order by the sequence ID based on the Gantt section query configuration.

[Admin: This post is related to the 06.14.17 post about task date issues when importing MS Project (MPP) files. To see other related posts, use the Gantt tag.]

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IV97206: Schedule task date issues when importing MS Project files


Logged into TRIRIGA 3.5.2/10.5.2. Set the project. Navigated to the Schedule tab. Imported MS Project (MPP) file. First thing noted was that the Start and End times were set to 9AM. A time zone was set, but no calendar. After fixing dependencies and saving that to the Gantt, we noted that the schedule task and work task times were an hour off, that is, the Gantt section times and the query section times (specifically, the End times).

After saving to the Gantt, but before saving the project, the dates and duration in the Gantt didn’t match. Also after saving, we noted that the Start and End times of the schedule task were updated from 9AM to some different, seemingly arbitrary, values. After the final save, the Duration values changed from Weeks/Days/Hours to Months/Weeks/Days. We also played around with changing the Planned Start Date of the project, and noted that any change that occurs prior to the original date, or any future date, will not recalculate at all.

There is a bug in the MPXJ library where in some instances, the working days needs to be set to 0. Moving forward, we resolved an issue where sometimes, Microsoft Project files (MPP) tasks are coming in with dependencies with an invalid lag time of 95.4733 days when the lag time should be 0 days.

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Why doesn’t the new Gantt chart show all of the tasks from query?


We are having some issues with the new Gantt chart, in that it is not displaying all of our tasks. We are using the same query on the Gantt chart as in the associated Tasks section below. However, while all of our tasks are displayed in the Tasks query section, they are not all displayed on the Gantt. Is there some other criteria that the Gantt is using in the background to determine which records it displays?

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Why is there a “Refresh” button on the Project Tasks query section?


There is a “Refresh” button on the Project Tasks query section (on the Schedule tab of Capital Projects) which doesn’t appear to do anything. It also doesn’t appear in Form Builder, so we cannot seem to remove this button. Does anyone have any clue: (1) What does it do? No workflows run, as far as I can tell. (2) How can I remove it from the form?

The “Refresh” section-action button will re-run the query, updating the results in the query section. It is intended to show the latest state of the tasks as currently stored in the database.

The platform adds it automatically because there is a Gantt section on the form, and the query section is tied to the Gantt section, with the thought that the two sections show a different view of the same data. When someone updates and saves the Gantt, the query section will not be refreshed automatically, so the button is added to allow them to quickly refresh the data in the section to see the changes made in the Gantt section. At the root, the logic of the platform is…

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