Size Of Exported XML is Too Large (Doc ID 2233794.1)

Last updated on MARCH 02, 2017

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 8.3.15.0 and later
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version 8.4.0.0 and later
Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 8.3.15.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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P6 project is exported to XER of 2.3MB in size for example, but 59MB if exported to MSP XML.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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P6 project is exported to MSP XML file with reasonable file size.

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Log on P6 Professional.
2. Export project to MSP XML format. File size is unacceptable large.

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot export a MSP XML file with reasonable size.

Changes

 

Cause

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