Invalid Data Causes Incomplete MSP XML To Be Exported From P6.

(Doc ID 2317231.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 18, 2017

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 15.2.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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When Exporting a Project to MSP XML, P6 says that the Export is successful, but the Exported file is truncated with incomplete data. When trying to open the XML file in the Microsoft Project application, it shows an error "An unexpected problem occurred while opening the file. The file may be damaged. Try using a backup copy."

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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For the Project to be Exported to a full and valid MSP XML file successfully from P6.

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Log on P6 and open a Project.
2. Export Project to MSP XML 2007 or 2010.
3. The content of the Exported MSP XML file is truncated.

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot Export a Project to a full valid MSP XML.

Cause

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