Imported XER Has Different WBS Hierarchy Order Than Original Schedule. (Doc ID 2074370.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 03, 2016

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 8.3.2.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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When importing/exporting an XER, the imported XER does not have the same WBS hierarchy order as the original Project. Note, this has also been seen when performing a project copy/paste.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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Expect hierarchy order to remain intact.

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Log into P6 Pro | Projects view.
2. Export Project to XER.
3. Import Project back into database with default options.
4. Compare WBS hierarchy in source and imported schedules. WBS hierarchy will be different.

Cause

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