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Error: "Your View Currency Setting is Different From the One Used in the Import File ('USD Dollar'). Please Select a View Currency That Has the Same Decimal Symbol ',' and Digit Grouping Symbol ' .'. " (Doc ID 2071905.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 19, 2023

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 8.0 and later
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version and later
Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 8.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to import an XER file into P6 Professional, the following error occurs:

Warning: Your view currency setting is different from the one used in the import file ("USD Dollar"). Please select a view currency that has the same decimal symbol ',' and digit grouping symbol '.'.

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

  1. Log on to P6 Professional client.
  2. Import XER file, then error shows up.

The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot Import XER file.


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