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Percent Complete

The custom field "Percent (%) Complete" (or "Complete" by default) shows the percentage of task completion based on task duration.   There are two ways to use the percentage of task completion:

1.      Manual entering: you can enter the percentage of task completion manually. If you would like to enter the percentage of task completion manually, you can use default custom field of VIP Task Manager Professional – Complete. to enter percentage of task accomplishment manually please follow the steps provided by the link below: How to set/change task completion

2.      Automatic calculation: VIP Task Manager Professional can automatically calculate the percentage of task completion based on [Actual Duration] by the following formula: Percent Complete = (Actual Duration / Duration) * 100 for example, the task "Write Summary Report" is assigned to Sandra. the task has estimated duration of 96 hours. Sandra has been working for 48 hours. So Actual Duration is 48 hours. by viewing custom field Percent (%) Complete you see that this task is 50 % complete.

If you need to calculate Percent (%) Complete based on Actual Duration please follow the steps below:

1. Create the following custom fields:

  • Duration
  • Actual Duration

2. Go to: Tools/Custom fields and press "Ins" button

3. in "Title" field enter "Percent (%) Complete"

4. in "Code" field enter "cf_percent_complete"

5. in "Type" field select "Integer" and click "Ok" button

6.  In Formula field enter the following formula:

($cf_actual_duration / $cf_duration)* 100

7. to display the value of custom field  Percent (%) Complete on Task List or Task Tree please go to Task List or Task Tree, click Task List Columns or Task Tree Columns button  and check the custom field "Percent (%) Complete"


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