View: baseline variance for Duration and Planned Work in a task View

This view displays the following in a task view:

  • Task information with baseline task information.
  • The difference between Duration and the Default Baseline Duration.
  • The difference between the Planned Work and the Default Baseline Planned Work.
NOTE

 The data displayed in the following view compares actual task values to the values associated with the Default Baseline tasks.

 

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Access requirements

You must have the following access to perform the steps in this article:

Adobe Workfront plan*

Any

Adobe Workfront license*

Plan

Access level configurations*

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Note: If you still don't have access, ask your Workfront administrator if they set additional restrictions in your access level. For information on how a Workfront administrator can modify your access level, see Create or modify custom access levels.

Object permissions

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For information on requesting additional access, see Request access to objects .

*To find out what plan, license type, or access you have, contact your Workfront administrator.

View baseline variance for Duration and Planned Work in a task view

  1. Go to a list of tasks.

  2. In the View drop-down menu, select New View.

  3. Remove all the columns in the view, except the first one.

  4. With the first column selected, click Switch to Text Mode.

  5. Copy the text below and paste it in the first column of the view:

    column.0.descriptionkey=name
    column.0.link.linkproperty.0.name=ID
    column.0.link.linkproperty.0.valuefield=ID
    column.0.link.linkproperty.0.valueformat=int
    column.0.link.lookup=link.view
    column.0.link.valuefield=objCode
    column.0.link.valueformat=val
    column.0.linkedname=direct
    column.0.listsort=string(name)
    column.0.namekey=name.abbr
    column.0.querysort=name
    column.0.shortview=false
    column.0.stretch=100
    column.0.valuefield=name
    column.0.valueformat=HTML
    column.0.width=150
    column.0.displayname=Task Name
    column.1.descriptionkey=duration
    column.1.linkedname=direct
    column.1.listsort=intAsInt(durationMinutes)
    column.1.namekey=duration.abbr
    column.1.querysort=durationMinutes
    column.1.shortview=false
    column.1.stretch=0
    column.1.valuefield=durationFieldLong
    column.1.valueformat=compound
    column.1.viewalias=duration
    column.1.width=100
    column.1.displayname=Task Duration
    column.2.descriptionkey=view.relatedcolumn
    column.2.descriptionkeyargkey.0=defaultbaselinetask
    column.2.descriptionkeyargkey.1=duration
    column.2.linkedname=defaultBaselineTask
    column.2.listsort=intAsInt(durationMinutes)
    column.2.namekey=duration
    column.2.namekeyargkey.0=defaultbaselinetask.abbr
    column.2.namekeyargkey.1=duration.abbr
    column.2.querysort=defaultBaselineTask:durationMinutes
    column.2.shortview=false
    column.2.stretch=0
    column.2.valuefield=defaultBaselineTask:durationFieldLong
    column.2.valueformat=compound
    column.2.viewalias=defaultBaselineTask:duration
    column.2.width=100
    column.2.displayname=Dflt Baseline Tsk: Dur
    column.2.durationunitfield=durationUnit.value
    column.3.description=Duration Variance"column.3.linkedname=direct
    column.3.listsort=intAsInt(durationMinutes)
    column.3.name=Duration Variance
    column.3.querysort=durationMinutes
    column.3.shortview=false
    column.3.stretch=0
    column.3.valueexpression=CONCAT(SUB({duration},{defaultBaselineTask}.{duration})/480," Days")
    column.3.valueformat=HTML
    column.3.viewalias=duration
    column.3.width=100
    column.3.displayname=Duration Variance
    column.4.descriptionkey=workrequired
    column.4.linkedname=direct
    column.4.listsort=doubleAsDouble(workRequired)
    column.4.namekey=workrequired.abbr
    column.4.querysort=workRequired
    column.4.shortview=false
    column.4.stretch=0
    column.4.valuefield=workFieldLong
    column.4.valueformat=compound
    column.4.viewalias=workrequired
    column.4.width=100
    column.4.displayname=Wrk Req
    column.5.descriptionkey=view.relatedcolumn
    column.5.descriptionkeyargkey.0=defaultbaselinetask
    column.5.descriptionkeyargkey.1=workrequired
    column.5.linkedname=defaultBaselineTask
    column.5.listsort=doubleAsDouble(workRequired)
    column.5.namekey=view.relatedcolumn
    column.5.namekeyargkey.0=defaultbaselinetask.abbr
    column.5.namekeyargkey.1=workrequired.abbr
    column.5.querysort=defaultBaselineTask:workRequired
    column.5.shortview=false
    column.5.stretch=0
    column.5.valuefield=defaultBaselineTask:workFieldLong
    column.5.valueformat=compound
    column.5.viewalias=defaultBaselineTask:workrequired
    column.5.width=100
    column.5.displayname=Dflt Baseline Tsk: Wrk Req
    column.6.descriptionkey=workrequired
    column.6.linkedname=direct
    column.6.listsort=doubleAsDouble(workRequired)
    column.6.name=Effort Variance
    column.6.querysort=workRequired
    column.6.shortview=false
    column.6.stretch=0
    column.6.valueexpression=CONCAT(SUB({workRequired},{defaultBaselineTask}.{workRequired})/60," Hours")
    column.6.valueformat=HTML
    column.6.viewalias=workrequired
    column.6.width=100
    column.6.displayname=Effort Variance
  6. Click Save View.

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