Invalid command line parameter. Unterminated string (Doc ID 2231790.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 14, 2017

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 16.2.0.0 and later
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version 16.2.0.0 and later
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 16.2.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Getting the following error when double-clicking an XER file while P6 Professional is closed:

Exception Exception in module PM.exe at ...Invalid command line parameter. Unterminated string: "C:\Program FIles\Oracle\PRimavera P6\P6 Professional\PM.exe" /import "C:\Users\..."


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Double-click on XER file in a folder while P6 Professional is closed.
2. Notice the error message (P6 does not prompt for user name and password)

 

 

 

Cause

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