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Resources and Duration

edited 12/09/19 in Archived 2017 Posts

I would like to make the “Duration” column dependant on the hours needed and the team assigned to develop a task; something like “Hours (quoted) / Team (number of people)= Duration”. Is that possible? How can I do it? Thank you for your guidance.



  • J. Craig Williams
    J. Craig Williams ✭✭✭✭✭✭

    If Dependencies are enabled, you can't have a formula in the Duration (or other Project Settings related columns). 

    You can set up the Duration formula to get the results and then turn on Dependencies - it will keep the Duration but remove the formula.

    What I do is create a second column to have my calculated duration and then copy that column's contents to the Duration column. I usually have another column to check if the two columns are different.

    I hope that helps.


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