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### Why can't I enter a negative Actual Cost?

It seems like I can't enter a negative Actual Cost against an assignment with a Cost resource/Material resource. It ...
| 0 Replies | 604 Views | Created by project11 - Friday, September 27, 2019 3:35 PM

### Negative amount in Actual Cost field

; and "Actual Cost" columns are showing as -\$250.00  and I cannot figure out why.   How can an actual cost be ...
| 3 Replies | 1220 Views | Created by Trying to make sense of Project - Tuesday, June 6, 2017 4:14 AM | Last reply by Barbara Henhapl - Wednesday, June 7, 2017 7:29 AM

### In PWA, the cost and actual cost are shown as 0 instead of the negative number

correctly as (unit*standard rate) which yield a negative total, therefore the credit; In PWA, the cost and actual cost are shown as 0
| 0 Replies | 825 Views | Created by Geetha Chaitanya - Wednesday, June 3, 2015 7:01 AM

### How to enter Actual Fixed Cost?

How to enter Actual Fixed Cost? I have a task with only Fixed Cost, no resource. How can I enter a specific
| 11 Replies | 3488 Views | Created by Robert6156 - Monday, April 8, 2013 5:45 PM | Last reply by Dale Howard [MVP] - Thursday, April 11, 2013 12:37 PM

### Cost and Actual Cost Formula

for Cost and Actual cost.  for example, I have a task with 16 hours entered against it, and pwa shows \$2438.00 .  The standard ...
| 1 Replies | 7451 Views | Created by AZITGal - Wednesday, December 21, 2011 8:02 PM | Last reply by Dale Howard [MVP] - Wednesday, December 21, 2011 9:49 PM

### Why does ACWP not equal Actual Cost

overrun. I have tried this both manually entering the cost and also by having project calculate the cost based on the hours ...
| 1 Replies | 1175 Views | Created by KMF Consulting - Thursday, March 30, 2017 5:35 PM | Last reply by Rod Gill - Friday, March 31, 2017 2:25 AM

### monthly booking of actual costs

hey forum regarding booking of actual costs in ms project professional 2003 i would like to know if it is possible to enter and then compare ...
| 1 Replies | 10289 Views | Created by j.missel - Wednesday, June 30, 2010 2:57 PM | Last reply by Jim Aksel - Wednesday, June 30, 2010 3:43 PM

### "ACTUAL COST" versus "REAL COST"

Think for the answers. I think i use the wrong word. My problem is difference about ACWP and Actual Cost. There is always a difference (ACWP is always smaller than ...
| 5 Replies | 5140 Views | Created by Rolle Sébastien - Monday, May 18, 2015 9:33 PM | Last reply by Trevor Rabey - Thursday, May 21, 2015 7:26 AM

### Negative Cost Values?

Just to provide additional options:   1) Enter negative costs in the task Fixed Cost column. 2) You can create a material ...
| 5 Replies | 8932 Views | Created by dlmckirdy - Wednesday, May 2, 2012 8:49 PM | Last reply by dlmckirdy - Thursday, May 3, 2012 6:04 PM

### Actual cost calculations

Good morning, everyone, 1.  I'm using MSP 2007 and noticed that the ACWP changes if I uncheck the "Actual costs are always calculated by ...
| 4 Replies | 7620 Views | Created by Roy_Welch - Wednesday, September 21, 2011 12:58 PM | Last reply by Sapna Shukla, MCTS, Project MVP - Thursday, September 22, 2011 12:50 PM

### TimeTracking - Actual Costs on the actual day

Hi there-- You may need to write a SSRS  or edit Excel reports (TimesheetActuals excel report) to get the Actual cost data basedon the dates from Timesheets. ...
| 2 Replies | 4139 Views | Created by Andreas.Ernst - Monday, August 6, 2012 11:25 AM | Last reply by Piet Remen - Monday, August 6, 2012 3:23 PM

### Comparing original cost with actual cost

I'd really suggest not to enter any costs nor assign any resources on summary tasks since I could produce unexpected results. I'd advice to assign ...
| 23 Replies | 1651 Views | Created by AT_lamnea - Wednesday, November 12, 2014 10:45 AM | Last reply by AT_lamnea - Friday, November 14, 2014 2:23 PM

### Can negative cost values be added in Project Server?

Hi Watson, Negative cost cannot be entered for cost resources. That being said, you can enter negative costs for the ...
| 1 Replies | 1277 Views | Created by Watson - I Need You - Monday, June 16, 2014 2:30 PM | Last reply by Guillaume Rouyre [MBA, MVP, MCC] - Monday, June 16, 2014 2:45 PM

### Cost Estimated V/s Cost Actual

And yet another way is under options deselect the Actual Costs calculated by Project Option then manually enter actual costs for each task. Average ...
| 3 Replies | 4958 Views | Created by Being Yogi - Tuesday, May 29, 2012 12:29 PM | Last reply by Rod Gill - Tuesday, May 29, 2012 8:42 PM

### Actual operator cost

can get the *actual* operator costs to show up in what I get when I choose "Include Actual Execution Plan" when running a query from Management ...
| 0 Replies | 7011 Views | Created by Nils Grimsmo - Wednesday, October 22, 2008 11:24 AM

### Actual cost to an unassigned resource

Hi all,  I've run into a strange situation where actual costs are linked to an unassigned resource.  In MS Project (linked to Project ...
| 0 Replies | 576 Views | Created by S.Bots - Monday, August 3, 2020 10:13 AM

### Task costs change when actual work entered in Task Usage view

Hi! I have tested with Fixed duration and surprisingly Cost value remains 1551.24 no matter how I enter the Actual Work in the Duration ...
| 17 Replies | 8684 Views | Created by R-aivis - Monday, October 17, 2011 9:35 AM | Last reply by R-aivis - Thursday, October 20, 2011 8:26 AM

### actual cost percentage distribution

hi! i want to track my actual cost percentage regardless of the time.  I know the %complete is actual duration / ...
| 5 Replies | 985 Views | Created by selcukz - Monday, January 20, 2014 10:16 AM | Last reply by Kirteshtiw - Monday, January 20, 2014 11:43 AM