ERROR: 'Cannot Assign the Same Resource' When Importing XLS. (Doc ID 2025685.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 21, 2016

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 8.3.2.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 8.3.2.0 version, P6 Application

Importing XLS to P6 to update User Defined Field (UDF) value for a resource assignment fails.

Getting an importing error in P6 that says the resource exists and another cannot be added.

ERROR
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'Cannot assign the same Resource more than once.'

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Export the xls
2. In export template, add a UDF in Resource Assignments.
3. Update the UDF for a Resource Assignment, and save the excel file.
4. Import XLS.

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot update the UDF for a Resource Assignment using XLS import.

Cause

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