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Edit a Commitment Variation Linked to a Potential Variation for a Main Contract


To edit a Commitment Variation (CV) that is linked to a Main Potential Variation (Prime PV) directly from the PV.


If you are working with a main potential variation, you can change the status of an associated commitment potential variation or you can updatee the amount of the commitment variation line item.

Things to Consider

  • Required User Permissions:
    • 'Admin' level permissions on the project's Main Contracts tool.
  • Requirements:
    • The Change Events tool MUST be disabled to use these steps.


  1. Navigate to the project's Main Contracts tool.
  2. Locate the contract to work with. Then click its Number link.
  3. Locate the potential variation with the linked commitment variation to edit. Then click View.
  4. Click the Bill of Quantities tab.
  5. Click Edit.
  6. Click the Status or Commitment Amount columns to edit what is shown there.
    • A blue caret in the corner of a cell indicates you can edit the column inline.
    • The Commitment Amount column cannot be edited in the 'Approved' status.
  7. Click Save