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Nathan Rein - Sun Mar 05 23:45:07 UTC 2017 Sun Mar 05 23:45:07 UTC 2017

Is there a bug in calculating overload?



I have one resource in a project that is working on four tasks simultaneously, the tasks are listed as 25%, 25%, 10% and 10%. The resource shows in the resource chart as red (overloaded). Is this a bug? I have tried changing the percentages around but the red color remains. As you can see in the screenshot -- i even tried changing all the percentages to 1% with no change.

<a href="http://imgur.com/APJeYaa"><img src="http://i.imgur.com/APJeYaam.png" title="source: imgur.com" /></a>


Thank you!
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Dmitry Barashev - Tue Mar 07 22:12:03 UTC 2017 Tue Mar 07 22:12:03 UTC 2017
Can you share a project file?
Nathan Rein - Wed Mar 08 12:43:03 UTC 2017 Wed Mar 08 12:43:03 UTC 2017
I figured out what went wrong. I accidentally added the same resource to a task twice. The second one was at 100% and did not show up on the resource chart. This seems to be a bug too. (Should you be able to add the same resource to a task two times? And if you do, should it be reflected in the resource chart?) -- But it doesn't have anything to do with calculating overload. Thank you for checking.
Dmitry Barashev - Wed Mar 08 13:12:27 UTC 2017 Wed Mar 08 13:12:27 UTC 2017
If you assigned the same resource twice, the second task should appear in the resource's task list in the table twice. At least that's how it works in my simple tests. If in your case it works differently and you want it to be fixed, please share the project file or reproducible scenario.

Yes, it makes sense to assign the same resource twice, with different roles.