Oracle Primavera P6 released a Relationship Comments function with Version 20 which now allows users to add comments to a relationship.
These are useful to be able to add comments to a relationship to record for example why a relationship has been assigned or changed or what a lag or lead value represents.
This is a very useful function and in the past one had to either use a Note or a UDF assigned to either the predecessor or successor activity to record notes about a relationship.
A Comments column may be added to the Activities window Relationships, Predecessor and Successor tabs:
The comment is seen in both the Predecessor and Successor window of each relationship assigned a comment:
The Comments column is available in the Activity Relationship report:
Unfortunately, a Relationship Comment may not be displayed in an Activity window column and a user is forced back to using a UDF to display this information in Gantt chart printouts.
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Paul E Harris
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10 October 2023