User Preferences Which Write To The PM.INI File Are Not Being Saved (Doc ID 2052678.1)

Last updated on MARCH 30, 2017

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 15.1.2.0 to 15.1.5.0 [Release 15.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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P6 Professional User Preferences which write to the PM.ini file are not being saved for each user.

For example:


EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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User preferences which write to the PM.ini file should be saved for each user if being changed from the default.

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

  1. Launch P6 Professional.
  2. Login with a username other than 'admin'.
  3. After login, 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.

Cause

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