WBS Hierarchy Order Different Than Original Project After Copy (Doc ID 2256087.1)

Last updated on JUNE 19, 2017

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 15.2.0.0 to 16.2.1.0 [Release 15.2 to 16.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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WBS sort order (sort by hierarchy) has changed after a copied Project is pasted.
This symptom just happened in EPPM where Copy Project as a job is used (a result in PPM is normal).
B1  
B2
B3

changes to

B3
B2
B1


EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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WBS sort order will remain same in new copied Project.

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Login P6 Client.
2. Copy Project and Paste.
3. Once job completed, Press F5.
4. Open the new Project and go to the WBS window.


BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot see correct sort order of WBS.

Cause

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