Remaining Duration custom field shows remaining time needed to complete the task. Duration custom field is based on such units as Duration and Actual Duration
Remaining Duration is calculated by the formula below:
Remaining Duration = Duration - Actual Duration
for example, estimated duration of the task "Update Summary Report" is 8 hours (Duration). The resource has already spent 2 hours on this task (Actual Duration). So 6 hours are left to complete this task.
to create custom filed Remaining Duration please follow the steps below:
Go to: Tools/Custom fields and press "Ins" button
- Create the following custom fields:
in "Title" field enter "Remaining Duration"
in "Code" field enter "cf_remaining_duration"
in "Type" field select "Duration" and click "Ok" button
in "Formula" field enter the following formula:
$cf_duration - $cf_actual_duration
to display the value of custom field Remaining Duration 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 "Remaining Duration"