Duplicate Activity Code Name In Spreadsheet (XLSX) Export Template in P6 Professional

(Doc ID 2232825.1)

Last updated on JULY 13, 2017

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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Duplicate Activity Code Name in Export Template.

Two projects, Project A and Project B, with same Project Level Activity Code. For example, 'Test'.

When exporting Project A to xlsx, create a template XX and add 'Test' from Activity Code - Project.

When exporting Project B to xlsx, using same template XX, users can see there are two identical Activity Codes. One is selected, another one is available to select, causing confusion.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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No duplicate names in Export Template.

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Create 2 Projects A and B
2. Create Activity Code -Project Level 'Test' for both A and B
3. Export Project A to xlsx, and create a template XX and add 'Test' from Activity Code - Project
4. Export Project B to xlsx, using same template XX.

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, we can see there are 2 identical Activity Code, one is selected, another one is available to select, it is causing confusion to user.

Changes

 

Cause

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