When Attempting to Export Out an XER File Using a Non English Character Set the Character Becomes '??'.
(Doc ID 2336410.1)
Last updated on SEPTEMBER 10, 2021
Applies to:Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 126.96.36.199 and later
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When attempting to Export out an XER file using a non English character set (i.e. Chinese simplified) the character 项目 becomes ??.
P6 Professional XER Export converts the Export file to ANSI encoding.
Business case: Customer has a business case of being able to Import and Export multiple languages, without a specific Windows locale. (i.e. Chinese, Russian, French, etc.).
STEPS TO REPRODUCE:
- Create a Project with a single Activity, and add a Chinese character (via google translator) i.e. 项目.
- Export out as XER.
- The character becomes ?? instead of 项目.
- When Exported out as XML the XML file displays 项目.
- As a result when Importing the XER into P6 (as new Project) it displays as ??.
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