Microsoft Project Does Not Reflect Change Through Gantt Chart For Weekend Date (Doc ID 2031030.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Agile Product Portfolio Management - Version 9.3.3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Actual Behavior
After modifying Project Task Schedule Start Date / Schedule End Date to
weekend date from Gantt Chart and open the project from Microsoft Project,
the Start Date and End Date is changed to another date and is not in sync with Gantt Chart / Web Client.

Expected Behavior
After modifying Project Task Schedule Start Date / Schedule End Date to
weekend date from Gantt Chart and open the project from Microsoft Project,
Start Date and End Date will be in sync with Gantt Chart / Web Client.

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

  1. Login with Web Client from admin user
  2. Move to Project : A
  3. Schedule

    Name                  | Start                            | End                            | Duration          
    ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Task A                 | 2014/12/08   08:00:00  | 2015/01/16  17:00:00  | 30
    Task B                 | 2014/12/08   08:00:00  | 2015/01/16  17:00:00  | 30

  4. Launch Gantt Chart in full lock mode
  5. Try to change Task A Schedule Start Date to 2014/12/20 08:00:00

    Confirm
    ---------------------
    Should this weekend date <2014/12/20> be considered as a working day?

    Press Yes

  6. Changed to following.

    Name                  | Schedule Start Date      | Schedule End Date              
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Task A                 | 2014/12/20   08:00:00  | 2015/01/22  17:00:00
    Task B                 | 2014/12/20   08:00:00  | 2015/01/22  17:00:00

  7. Save
  8. Close Gantt Chart and return to Web Client
  9. Go to Schedule tab. Confirm that the change is reflected.

    Name                  | Start                            | End                            | Duration          
    ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Task A                 | 2014/12/20   08:00:00  | 2015/01/22  17:00:00  | 30
    Task B                 | 2014/12/20   08:00:00  | 2015/01/22  17:00:00  | 30

  10. Actions > Microsoft Project > Save as XML - Edit
  11. Open Microsoft Project. Change is not reflected.

    Name                  | Start                            | End                    
    ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Task A                 | 2014/12/22                  | 2015/01/23
    Task B                 | 2014/12/22                  | 2015/01/23

Cause

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