Resource Class

An Element Resource is a named person/task pair with timing constraints and percent complete indicators. Use this to manage the work associated with delivering an Element.

Associated table in .EAP file:    t_objectresources

Resource Attributes

Attribute

Type

Notes

ActualHours

Long

Read/Write

The time already expended on the task, in hours, days or other units.

 

DateEnd

Date

Read/Write

The expected end date.

 

DateStart

Date

Read/Write

The date to start work.

 

ExpectedHours

Long

Read/Write

The total expected time the task might run, in hours, days or other units.

 

History

String

Read/Write

Gets or sets history text.

 

Name

String

Read/Write

The name of the resource (for example, a person's name).

 

Notes

String

Read/Write

Descriptive notes.

 

ObjectType

ObjectType

Read only

Distinguishes objects referenced through a Dispatch interface.

 

PercentComplete

Long

Read/Write

The current percent complete figure.

 

Role

String

Read/Write

The role the resource plays in implementing the element.

 

Time

Long

Read/Write

The time expected to complete the task; a numeric indicating the number of days.

 

Resource Methods:

Method

Type

Notes

GetLastError ()

String

Returns a string value describing the most recent error that occurred in relation to this object.

This function is rarely used as an exception is thrown when an error occurs.

 

Update ()

Boolean

Update the current Resource object after modification or appending a new item.

If false is returned, check the GetLastError function for more information.