Resource Overallocation Part 1 – Seeing Red

When a resource is assigned more work than the resource’s capacity to perform work, overallocation occurs. In the Gantt Chart view, Microsoft Project warns of overallocation in the Indicators column through a red resource overallocation figure as shown in the following illustration:

Resource Overallocation Seeing Red Pic 1

In the Resource Sheet view, in addition to the red resource overallocation figure, Microsoft Project warns of overallocation through text formatted red as shown in the following illustration:

Resource Overallocation Seeing Red Pic 2

In the Resource Usage view, in addition to the red resource overallocation figure and text formatted red, Microsoft Project warns of overallocation through red detail work values as shown in the following illustration:

Resource Overallocation Seeing Red Pic 3

Applies To: All Current Versions of Microsoft Project

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