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User Preferences Are Not Being Saved to the PM.INI File (Doc ID 2052678.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 03, 2018

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 15.1.0.0 to 15.1.4.0 [Release 15.1]
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 15.1.0.0 to 15.1.4.1 [Release 15.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR

P6 Professional User Preferences are not being saved for each user and written to the PM.ini configuration file, even though the user has Full access to the file and is able to run the P6 application.  For example:

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR

User preferences that are changed from default should be written to the PM.ini file and saved for each user.

 

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

  1. Launch P6 Professional.
  2. Login with a username other than 'admin'.
  3. Select Edit > User Preferences > Startup Filters.
  4. Change the startup filters from the default.
  5. Logout of P6 Professional.
  6. Launch P6 Professional and note:
    • Login name defaults to 'admin'.
    • After login, the startup filters are showing the original values.

Changes

 

Cause

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