Assign activities to a material in the view Material requirementsΒΆ

In order to assign activities to a material, do as follows:

  • Select the view Start > Resource views > Material requirements.

  • Select the menu item Start > Edit > Filter.

The dialogue box Filter opens.


  • Remove the tick from the check box Offer only used resources for selection to view all materials from the resource pool in the list.

  • You can mark the check box Material and transfer all materials to the view Material requirements. Alternatively, you can mark only selected materials.

  • Click on the button OK.

  • Select the material which you want to assign activities to in the table of the view Material requirements. The tab Activities in the window Resource properties lists activities from the project schedule.


  • Mark the check boxes of the activities.

  • Among others, you can define the material quantity for an activity.

  • Mark the check boxes of the activities.

  • Click on the button OK.

Material properties during assignation

During assignation you can refine material properties by controlling and defining the following values for each activity:

  • Calculation of a material

  • Quantity of a material

  • Notes concerning a material.

Activity selection

During this assignation you can determine the activity list by activating /deactivating the following options:

  • Assigned activities only lists only assigned activities.

Activities at a specific date

You can filter activities that are due at a specific date. If you leftclick on a cell showing the result from the row Material and column Date, you will only receive the displayed activities that were defined for this particular time period.