Importing From Excel Does Not Bring In User Defined Fields (Doc ID 1450346.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 11, 2015

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 7.0 3.0 and later
Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 7.0 3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

In P6 Client, Importing from Excel does not bring in User Defined Fields.

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1. Export Project Activity UDF data to Excel from one database.

2. Copy and Paste data from this Excel file into another Excel file that was created from another database (Same UDF names).

3. Import to P6 the other Excel file that was updated and it completes successfully, but UDFs are not updated.

Cause

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