Lesson 9: Assignment Information

  
 
Besides Task Information and Resource Information dialog, in Project Plan 365 there also exists Assignment Information dialog, which allows you to view basic information about the resource assignments in your project. You can access the assignment information dialog by selecting a resource assignment in Task Usage and Resource Usage views.
 

​Use the Assignment Information dialog to view basic information about the resource assignments in your project.

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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image003.gif  Practice

   1. Using the commercial construction project plan, switch to Resource Usage view so you can access from here the Assignment Information dialog. You can access the assignment information dialog by selecting a resource assignment in Task Usage and Resource Usage views. Under G.C. General Management resource, select beneath it the task called Receive notice to proceed and sign contract, and then go to Resource menu and press on Resource Information option.

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        You will notice that the Assignment Information dialog will show up, which contains three tabs: General, Tracking and Notes, displaying several information about this resource assignment.        


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image003.gif  Video

       If you prefer to see things in action, rather than reading text, watch out this video, which covers some of the topics from this section.