How to split Splitting Projects into Stages with SOLIDWORKS Manage

Article by Joe Medeiros, CSWE, last updated on December 17, 2018

If there is a period of time where no work is being done on a SOLIDWORKS Manage Project, the Project can be Split, so that time is not included in the percentage completion of Project.

To do this, after creating or editing a Project, select the Planning tab.

Planning Tab of Project

Planning Tab of Project

Right-click a Stage and select Split Stage.

Split Stage

Split Stage

Click on Add to create the Split

Add Split

Add Split

Define the Position of the Split, relative to the Project timeline, and the Length, in number of days, assigned to the Split. An example can be toggled, to help under how the Position and Time are evaluated. A calculator is available from a pull-down, to calculate both the Position and Length

Create Split

Create Split

A Split can also be removed

Remove Split

Remove Split

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Joe Medeiros, CSWE

Joe Medeiros is a SOLIDWORKS and PDM Certified Expert. He has been helping SOLIDWORKS users with training, mentoring and implementations since 1998. He combines industry experience with a thorough understanding of SOLIDWORKS products to assist customers in being successful. He shares his experience and expertise through blogs; one of which has been incorporated into the SOLIDWORKS Essentials training manual.

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