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Export To XML Format Fails When The Project ID Contains a Forward or Backward Slash (Doc ID 2256242.1)

Last updated on APRIL 06, 2020

Applies to:

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


When attempting to Export to MS Project, the following error occurs: "Export result. Process complete with errors. See log file for details."

Log file error: System.IO.DirectoryNotFoundException: Could not find a part of the path 'C:\<path>\Project\ID.xml'. (When the Project ID in the software is "Project/ID")

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

  1. Login to P6 Professional.
  2. Open a Project that contains a forward slash in the Project ID (Example: "NEW/PROJECT").
  3. Go to File, Export.
  4. Choose Microsoft Project XML 2013 format, click next.
  5. Choose the Project to Export.
  6. Leave the MSP mapping as is and click next.
  7. Finish.
  8. Error message displayed.




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