Regular Work fields

The Regular Work fields show the total amount of nonovertime work scheduled to be performed by resources.

There are several categories of Regular Work fields.

Data Type    Duration

Regular Work (task field)

Entry Type    Calculated

How Calculated    Microsoft Office Project calculates regular work as follows:

Regular Work = Work - Overtime Work

If you enter regular work, it is distributed proportionally to all assigned resources.

This field shows the amount of time scheduled for a task that is charged at the resource's standard rate.

Best Uses    Add the Regular Work field to any task sheet to display or filter for nonovertime work for tasks. Add the Overtime Work field as well to see standard time next to overtime.

Example    The "Write proposal" task has 40 hours of work, all assigned to Chris. Of these total work hours, 8 hours are overtime work and 32 hours are regular work.

Regular Work (resource field)

Entry Type    Calculated

How Calculated    Microsoft Office Project calculates regular work for a resource as the sum of all regular work for all assigned tasks. This field shows the total amount of time scheduled for a resource that is charged at the resource's standard rate.

Best Uses    Add the Regular Work field to any resource sheet to display or filter for nonovertime work scheduled for resources. Add the Overtime Work field as well to see standard time next to overtime.

Example    You want to compare the amount of regular work to overtime work that your team will work in the next three months. You add the Regular Work and Overtime Work fields to the Resource Sheet view.

Regular Work (assignment field)

Entry Type    Calculated or entered

How Calculated    Microsoft Office Project calculates regular work as follows:

Regular Work = Work - Overtime Work

This field shows the amount of time scheduled for an assignment that is charged at the resource's standard rate.

Best Uses    Add the Regular Work field to the Task Usage or Resource Usage view to edit, display, or filter for nonovertime work for assignments. Add the Overtime Work field as well to see standard time next to overtime.

Example    The "Write proposal" task has 40 hours of work assigned to Chris. Of these total work hours, 8 hours are overtime work and 32 hours are regular work.

Regular Work (task-timephased field)

Entry Type    Calculated

How Calculated    Microsoft Office Project calculates regular work as follows:

Regular Work = Work - Overtime Work

If you enter regular work, it is distributed proportionally to all assigned resources.

This timephased field shows the amount of time scheduled for a task that will be charged at the resource's standard rate.

Best Uses    Add the Regular Work field to the timephased portion of the Task Usage view to display nonovertime work for tasks for each period of time. Add the Overtime Work field as well to see standard time next to overtime.

Example    The "Write proposal" task has 40 hours of work, all assigned to Chris. You want to see how much of this is regular work and how much is overtime. In the timephased portion of the Task Usage view, you see that there are 8 hours of regular work scheduled across each of 4 days for a total of 32 hours of scheduled regular time.

Regular Work (resource-timephased field)

Entry Type    Calculated

How Calculated    Microsoft Office Project calculates regular work for a resource as the sum of all regular work for all assigned tasks, distributed over time.

Best Uses    Add the Regular Work field to the timephased portion of the Resource Usage view to display nonovertime work for assignments, distributed over a period of time. Add the Overtime Work field as well, to see standard time next to overtime.

This timephased field shows the amount of time scheduled for a resource that is charged at the resource's standard rate.

Example    You want to compare the amount of regular work to overtime work that your team will be working in the next three months. You add the Regular Work and Overtime Work fields to the timephased portion of the Resource Usage view.

Regular Work (assignment-timephased field)

Entry Type    Calculated or entered

How Calculated    Microsoft Office Project calculates regular work as follows:

Regular Work = Work - Overtime Work

This timephased field shows the amount of time scheduled for a task that is charged at the resource's standard rate.

Best Uses    Add the Regular Work field to the timephased portion of the Task Usage or Resource Usage view to edit or display nonovertime work for assignments for a period of time. Add the Overtime Work field as well to see standard time next to overtime.

Example    The "Write proposal" task has 40 hours of work assigned to Chris. Of these total work hours, 8 hours are overtime work and 32 hours are regular work. In the timephased portion of the Task Usage view, you see the 32 hours of regular work distributed across 4 days with 8 hours in each day.

Applies To: Project 2007, Project 2010, Project 2010 Standard, Project Professional 2013, Project 2013 Standard



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