BUG Resource-related Cost field not recalculated in MS PROJECT 2013


here is minor bug in MS PROJECT 2013, found by Eric Uyttewaal, my MVP friend.

First I am going to create New Project with Single Task (1 day duration):


I will now Create two Resources: Ted and Fred:


Yu can see that Standard Rate for Ted is $200, and for Fred is $200. In this View (Resource sheet) I will add two more columns: Cost, and Work:


Now I’m going to assign Ted to the Task:


and I’m going to look at the Resource sheet:


Everything is perfect: Ted will work 8 hours, and Cost will be 8 * $200 = $1600. Now I’m going to Replace Ted with Fred on that Task:


and I will get:


As you can see, Ted has Cost = $0, but Fred’s Cost field is not refreshed (it should be 8 hours * $300 = $2400)

and This is a Bug!



About Nenad Trajkovski

Location: Zagreb, Croatia Occupation: Project Manager Interests: Project Management and MS PROJECT He was born in Zagreb, Croatia at 1963. After completing his college he started working on projects in different business areas (banking, manufacturing, automotive industry, distribution, oil companies, etc.) developing and implementing ERP systems into different companies. He has got a lot of experience working with people in different business processes and also possesses great knowledge in information technologies and financial services. Today he works as a business consultant, adn Project Manager in PERPETUUM MOBILE d.o.o. Zagreb. He is a regular lecturer for Project Management in MS Innovation Center in Varaždin, Logosoft Sarajevo in Bosnia and Herzegovina and SEAVUS GROUP in Skopje Macedonia. He was named the best lecturer of WINDAYS 2008 while his lecture was also voted as the best. In addition, he was in TOP 10 lecturers at the MS SINERGY 2009 and MS VISIA 2009, 2010. Shares first place as the best lecturer of KulenDays 2009 and 2010 and PMI Conference 2009 in Zagreb. He is also a regular lecturer in the MS Community. He is a Certified Accountant and a PMP (Project Manager Professional) and a PMI-RMP (Risk Manager Professional), MCP, MCT, and Microsoft Certified Technical Specialist - Microsoft Project 2010. From 01.01.2012 awarded with MVP (Microsoft Most Valuable Proffesional - Microsoft Project)!
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2 Responses to BUG Resource-related Cost field not recalculated in MS PROJECT 2013

  1. Wilco says:

    I have stumbled across a similar bug in MS Project 2010. I had to re-enter the actual work and then it got recalculated

  2. GW says:

    Did you ever find out what the problem was here, I has a similar issue, when I change the 100% units for a resource, increase from 10% to 30%, the cost does not recalculate.


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