During P6 XML Import, Global Activity Codes, User Defined Field (UDF) Codes, and Project Code Values Are Not Being Retained.

(Doc ID 2330290.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2017

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 17.9.0.0 and later
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version 17.9.0.0 and later
Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 17.9.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

During P6 XML importing, assigned Global Activity Codes, Activities UDF Codes, and Project Code values are not being retained even though the codes exist in the target database when Global Import Options settings are all set to 'Do Not Import'.

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

  1. Add Global Activity Codes, UDF Codes, and Project Codes to the target database.
  2. Import P6 XML file with matching Global Activity Codes, UDF Codes, and Project Codes values.
    1. During import set all Basic Project options to 'Update Existing'.
    2. During import set all Basic Global options to 'Do Not Import'.
  3. Result: P6 XML project imports successfully:
    1. Result: Assigned Global Activity Code values are not retained.
    2. Result: Assigned UDF Code values not retained.
    3. Result: Assigned Project Code values are not retained.

 

Cause

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