ERROR: "Est_wt Is Null for TASK ActivityID: , Project: <Project_name>" When Attempting to Import an Excel XLS File to Primavera P6 Professional (Doc ID 2195120.1)

Last updated on JULY 17, 2017

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

When attempting to import an Excel XLS file to Primavera P6 Professional,the following error occurs.

ERROR
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ERROR:
Process did not complete successfully. See log file for details.
Log file: C:\Users\<$username>\AppData\Local\Temp\prm_xlsimport.log

ERROR IN LOG:
ERROR: est_wt is null for TASK ActivityID: , Project: <$project_name>


STEPS TO DUPLICATE
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. File --> Import --> XLS --> Select file
2. Error is displayed in the import wizard
3. Error is displayed in log file given in the import wizard

Cause

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