Ability to Import MSP XML is Not Available in the Professional Client

(Doc ID 2064857.1)

Last updated on MAY 23, 2017

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 8.3 to [Release 8.3 to 15.2]
Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 7.0 to [Release 7.0 to 15.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On : P6 Pro version, P6 Application

XML is not an available option for the Microsoft Project import even though the user has the Import XML privilege.

Users with the Import XML privilege should be able to import Microsoft Project XML files.

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Log in to P6 client
2. File>Import
3. Choose Microsoft Project and see only MPP and MPX options, but not XML.

The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot import any Microsoft Project XML files.


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