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Remaining Duration Custom Field

Remaining Duration Custom Field
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Remaining Duration

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:

  1. Create the following custom fields:
  2. Go to: Tools/Custom fields and press "Ins" button
  3. in "Title" field enter "Remaining Duration"
  4. in "Code" field enter "cf_remaining_duration"
  5. in "Type" field select "Duration" and click "Ok" button
  6. in "Formula" field enter the following formula:
  7. $cf_duration - $cf_actual_duration

  8. 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"

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