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

Last updated on JUNE 07, 2021

Applies to:

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


On : 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.

'Cannot assign the same Resource more than once.'

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.

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


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