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Oracle Primavera Cloud (OPC) - Looking to Add Formatting to Your Activities or Task View?

Keep in mind that when creating an activity view, customized formatting is available to help improve readability and keep focus on specific elements. You can apply a different font color, add a background color, or use filter options to create conditional formatting. Customization of table formatting is available on the Activities and Task List pages. It is saved in the view. Formatting is available for the cell, row, or column.

In this example, some added formatting has been applied to the text and background color for individual cells and rows. Mix and match the formatting to focus attention to the specifics required and create ease of readability.

Keep in mind that you also have access to formatting using filters as the screen shots below are showing. In this case, the specific formatting is for Planned Duration and Planned Labor Units.

Similar formatting is available in the Task List as well.

Create the views that work best for your company/project requirements. These examples are just meant to give you a look at some of the formatting that is available to incorporate when it fits the requirements. It is helpful to be aware of the formatting functionality available. Use it to your advantage to help with readability and focus on specific elements in your views.
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About the Author

Mary Lynn Backstrom, PMP, PMI-SP, PMI-BA – Implementation Specialist

Mary Lynn spent many years filling a variety of project controls duties such as planning, scheduling, analyzing, training and continuous improvement in the Aerospace Industry. Since joining Emerald in 2008, she has been a tremendous asset to the Emerald team. She has worked as a lead scheduler for turnarounds, led sessions for review and troubleshooting of scheduling and reporting, created and given custom training courses for clients, and is a sought after Primavera P6 trainer.

Mary Lynn enjoys some very diverse spare time activities. Along with a variety of outdoor activities such as gardening, she also enjoys making life size lawn ornaments for special holidays like Christmas. Mary Lynn is known for her participation in the community as well. You may have seen her walking in fundraisers in Edmonton and Calgary for the Cancer Society.

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