Version 6.0 - P6.7 Service Pack 2
Version 7.0 - P6 Version 7 SP3
Pro) Version 8.1
Version 8.2
Version 8.3
P6 Version 6.0
P6 Version 7
P6 Professional (P6
Pro) Version 8.1
P6 Pro Version 8.2
P6 EPPM Release R8.3
Total float is once again blanked-out for
Completed activities.
User designated hour/day conversion factors
moved to individual calendars
Enhanced activity filtering & grouping
MS Project import enhancements
Team Member Enhancements.
·  iPhone app enables users to communicate with their project
manager and other team members about a task.
MS SQL Express 2005 is the stand-alone
Default Date/Time issue partially fixed
Personalize Toolbars
Ms Project 2010 XML support
Team Member – Discussion Feature:- All comments are saved with the task and are available for
Future reference. Discussion icon available to begin and monitor a discussion for a task.
Import & Export via XML format (a bit buggy)
Improved summary duration calculations
WBS/Activity tabs
New Line Numbering
Team Member – Discussion Feature iPhone :- In the iPhone app, discussions are also saved with the task

Finish dates change when durations are
Late Dates were added to the S-Curve report
Will not interface with EPPM database
Time scaled Logic Diagram enhancements
• Enhanced filtering, sightlines, activity code color
coding, templates, grouping, and performance
Team Member – Work Distribution Filter :- enables
a team member who is not the activity owner or
resource to see a list of tasks that he/she is responsible
for updating in the Team Member interfaces (Team
Member Web, Team Member for iPhone app, E-mail
Statusing Service).
Time scale in Gantt Chart is made adjustable
New Activity ID renumbering options
P6 EPPM 8.1
Both Pro & EPPM use the same client
Team Member – Add/Delete Steps :- enables users to add, delete, and
rename activity steps directly from the task list. Use the Steps
panel to view assigned steps and report progress. Select a task
In the list and type a % completes value. If the step is finished,
Select the Complete Step check mark.

P6 Service Pack 1 (P6.1)
Excel security options separate from XER
Phone App for Team Members
Release 8.2
Team Member – Add/Delete Steps iPhone : iPhone app enables you to add,
delete, and rename activity steps directly from the task list.

Major bugs in the previous versions fixed
·  committing & refresh error fixed
·  scheduling freezing at 95% error fixed
·  XER causing duplicate resource assignment fixed
·  crashing when modifying sitelines/ timescale
·  Excel import of constraints fixed
·  Report Editor bugs fixed
·  Dates issues  on time sheets fixed
Oracle XE (g10) is new stand-alone database
Ability to status tasks via E-mail
·  Team Member Web Application :-  Enables Working with Tasks
Team Member – Enhanced Filtering of Tasks :-  New Time frame filter and a text
search field added.
Filter by Projects/Status/Timeframe
P6 Service Pack 2 (P6.2)
P6 Version 7 SP3
User Interface enhancements to simplify navigation
New E-mail Statusing Service and P6 Team Member for iPhone App Support for Activity
Team Member – Enhanced Filtering of Tasks iPhone:- using iPhone app, team members can filter tasks
based on a timeframe of Today, This Week, or Next Week.
Milestone ‘one minute off’ problem fixed
Time-scaled logic diagrams added
Resource improvements to better support staffing, assigning and
monitoring of project resources
Team members can now update activities that they are assigned to as activity owner. Prior to 8.2, team
members could update only activities they were assigned to as resources.
Team Member – Updating User Defined Fields
and Activity Codes :- P6 Team Member Web, a new Codes and UDFs detail panel
enables team members to view and update up to 20 activity
codes and UDFs.

Secure resource, project, & activity codes
Expands Memo Fields beyond 400 characters
Streamlined reporting architecture to reduce cost of ownership
& support of BI Publisher 11g
P6 Team Member Applications Configuration Options:- now users can change  Project Preferences, Change  E-mail settings
Team Member – Updating User Defined Fields
and Activity Codes iPhone3

Total Float can now be calculated for a
Program of schedules as a group instead of
Sight Line added
Support for Google Chrome
Team Member Status Approval :-  project managers can Review
team members status updates even before the updates are committed to
the schedule.

Team Member – Notebook Topics                                              enables users  to view Notebook
topics assigned to activities in P6 or P6 Professional directly
from the task list

P6 Version 6.5
Fixes for
Scrambling WBS’s after import
•Scrambling WBS’s after import
·Actuals not being spread correctly
• Update Baseline with Activity Codes &
relationships missing from new activities
• Update Baseline not Updating Existing
• Oracle XE not starting for stand-alone users

Status Update History Detail Window:-  this window is made available in  Activities page. Shows the history of changes made to the activity.
Team Member-Request updates via mail. The Notify feature enables project managers to
send an e-mail to the E-mail Statusing Service address, set up by
the P6 administrator,

leveling with priorities issues fixed.

P6 Enhancements:- New Exclusive Mode-  provision given for opening multiple projects in exclusive mode. When you open a project in exclusive mode. only you can edit it; other users will have only read access
Extended enterprise:
Import/Export Enhancements:-
Enables a user to import or export multiple projects
simultaneously. When exporting multiple projects, the projects
are combined into a single XML file.
Fixed actual units spreading incorrectly

Location Data:-  enables you to create a list of locations, including the street
address and the longitude and latitude.
you can report on data by
location in P6 Analytics. You can also group, sort, and filter by location in various views. You can also import
new locations into P6 from a Microsoft Excel (.xls) file
Control Over
Data During XML Import:-
This feature is especially useful to project managers who import
third-party schedules that contain unwanted data such as resources, codes, and UDFs.
Fixed Project Integrity removing EPS codes

Microsoft Project Integration:-  When importing a Microsoft Project XML file, you can now update an existing project. You can control what types of global and project data to overwrite when
XML Data:-
This XML schema is designed to exchange schedule and
cost data in a software-neutral format. This is an important
feature for customers who work with U.S. Department of Defense
and other U.S. government agencies.

Fixed Claim Digger displaying wrong Activity ID

Import/Export Support for Microsoft Project 2010
Usability Enhancements (Web):
Setting a Default Start Page:-
It provides a setting to specify the default start page when a
user logs in.
Fixed XLS import causing corrupted relationships

Scaling Options when Printing:-  Three new scaling options are available when printing from the Activities, EPS, and Assignments pages.
Viewing the
Hierarchy for Activity, Project, and Resource Codes:-
Displays the full hierarchical chain for assigned project,
activity, and resource codes in the Codes detail window.
Fixed Expected Finish causing 0 duration activities

Event Functionality:-  Creating or updating User Defined Field (UDF) values now trigger events, by doing so  the P6 Event Notification system sends the event message to a user
configured message queue.  subsequent actions can be  triggered  using events in the client application.
Sorting on Multiple Columns:-
Enables a user to sort on multiple columns on the
Activities, EPS, and Resources Assignments pages.

Fixed Finish Milestone constrained 1 minute late

Enhanced Trending:-
·  Project history now supports dates and durations.
·  Historical data now includes activity-level and WBS-level data.
Relationships Detail Window on Activities Page:-
Offers a new Relationships detail window on the Activities page.
P6 Version 6.7

New Resource Creation From Users - Create Resource from Selected User action can be used on the Users page to create and
assign a resource to an existing user in one step. 
Printing From the EPS and Activities Pages:-
allows a user to print from the EPS or Activities page and
Include only the Project or Activity Table with no Gantt chart.
Improved summary activity duration

Enhanced Copy User Support –  following information is now copied when copying existing users
·  Toolbars for Activities, EPS, and Assignments views
·  Global user preferences
Assigned user interface views
Printing From the EPS and Activities Pages:-
allows a user to print from the EPS or Activities page and
include only the Project or Activity Table with no Gantt chart.
P6.7 Service pack 2

“Is Under” Filtering Support:- filtering is more refined, you can select a particular EPS where your filtering should work on.
Additional Baseline Fields:-
additional baseline fields are available in the Customize
Columns dialog box for display on the Activities page after a baseline
is assigned to a project.
XER Import Configuration Layout

Dissolve Activities Support:-  When you delete an activity, a chain of logical activities might be broken. You can use the new Dissolve
option to delete the activity but join the predecessors and successors and create the appropriate
relationships between them
Find and Replace Option:-
It enables a user to find and replace text in displayed columns
on the EPS, Activities, and Resources Assignments pages, making it
Easier to change items in the project plan.
disappearing/non-editable Notebook

New Column Search:- very handy during customizing columns
Discussion Feature:-
It provides a new Discussion feature that enables team members
and project managers to communicate about specific activities.

Multiple Float Paths Errors fixed

Cut/Copy/Paste WBS Support
Visualizer is a new feature that supports graphical reporting by
enabling users to create customizable Gantt charts and timescaled
logic diagrams (TSLDs).
·  When creating a  layout in Visualizer you can define options, such as
filter, group, and sort criteria, to customize the Gantt chart or TSLD.
·   The layout below shows activities color-coded by activity code values with various shapes for endpoints.
·   Display baseline bars to compare schedules and stack fields in the
·   activity table to save horizontal space.
·   The screen below shows an example of a TSLD with multiple bars per
·   Activity and critical activities coded in red.

Fixes error when using two activity filters

issue forms are also copied when you  copy projects, create templates, or create projects from templates.
. Online Help:
The Help menu in P6Professional 8.3 contains two options: Local
Help and Online Help. The Online Help feature displays P6
Professional help content in basic HTML format, enabling people with
disabilities to use the adaptive features of their browsers.

Additional Fields in Predecessor/Successor Tabs:-  Driving, Critical, Total Float,
Free Float, Early Start, Early Finish, Late Start, and Late Finish.
Primavera Unifier:
project portfolio
management application with cost control and contract management
Capabilities, is now improved to simplify setup and enhance usability

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