Assignment Information

​Use the Assignment Information dialog to view basic information about the resource assignments in your project.  You can access the assignment information dialog by selecting a resource assignment in Usage views (Task Usage and Resource Usage).

Information in assignment information dialog is organized in three tabs: General, Tracking and Notes.

General tab: displays basic information regarding the assignment such as task, resource, work, work contour, start and finish dates, cost rate table, units, booking type, cost, assignment owner

Tracking tab: displays information such as task, resource, work, actual work, actual start, actual finish, actual cost, % work complete, remaining work, cost rate table

Notes tab: displays the notes for a resource assignment (in case there is any)

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Assignment fields

Actual Cost: show costs incurred for work already performed by resources on their tasks, along with any other recorded costs associated with the task.

Actual Finish: shows the date and time when an assignment was actually completed.

Actual Start: show the date and time that an assignment actually began, based on progress information.

Actual Work: show the amount of work that has already been done by resources assigned to tasks.

Assignment Owner: contains the name of the user who is responsible for entering status in Project Web App for the current assignment.

Booking Type: specifies whether a resource is considered committed or proposed. You can select whether proposed resources are to be included in resource availability graphs, resource leveling, and other resource-related operations.

Units: show the percentage or number that represents the assigned resources' allocation to a task.

Cost: show the total scheduled or projected cost for an assignment, based on costs already incurred for work performed by resources assigned to the tasks, in addition to the costs planned for the remaining work.

Cost Rate Table: provide choices for which cost rate table to use for the resources assigned to a task.

Finish: shows the date when an assigned resource is scheduled to complete work on a task.

Notes: contains comments you can enter about an assignment.

% Work Complete: contain the current status of an assignment, expressed as the percentage of work that has been completed.

Remaining Work: show the amount of time, such as person-hours or days, still required to complete a task or set of tasks.

Resource: contains the name of the resource to which an assignment belongs.

Start: shows the date when an assigned resource is scheduled to begin working on a task.

Task: contains the name of the task to which an assignment belongs.

Work: shows the total amount of time scheduled on a task for all assigned resources, the total amount of time to which a resource is scheduled on all assigned tasks, or the total amount of time scheduled for a resource on a task.

Work Contour: provides choices for the contour shape to use for the resources assigned to a task. The work contour determines how work for an assignment is to be distributed across the duration of the assignment.