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Summary Task for duration does not roll-up

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    The subtasks below the Summary task are not adding to the correct Duration total. It is Auto Schedule. Under Options, the “Calculate project after each edit” is ON. Indentations are correct. Under Advanced Tab, it is Fixed Duration. I appreciate your help on this issue. Thanks.

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    Larry ChristofaroLarry Christofaro
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    Can you provide more detail on what you mean by not adding up to the correct duration? You might want to check for manually scheduled tasks (especially the summary task). Hope that helps…

    #404954 Reply

    Our group has found three causes for summary tasks being out of sync with their detailed tasks.
    1) The summary task itself is set to manually scheduled. When manually scheduled, the summary task will not automatically update to reflect the detailed tasks below it.
    2) The Schedule Option: Updating Task Status Updates Resource Status is not checked. When not checked, the task and resource assignment information can be out of sync…which could then cause the summary task to not reflect correct information.
    3) The summary task itself has predecessor/successor relationships. When a predecessor/successor relationship is assigned to a summary task directly, it can impact when the summary task itself can start/finish…which could be different than the detailed tasks below it.

    Hope that helps

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