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Duplicate Double Quotation Marks in XER Export. (Doc ID 2340738.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 03, 2019

Applies to:

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


When Exporting a Project with a double quotation marks in the Activity Name (task_name), the quotation marks appear duplicated when viewing the XER file in a text editor.

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

  1. Open P6 Client, Project, Activities window.
  2. Add a new Activity or rename an existing Activity and name it:5" pipe.
  3. Commit changes.
  4. Export the Project to an XER file by navigating File, Export.
  5. Open the XER file in a text editor such as Notepad.
  6. In the %T TASK section of the Export, find the Activity:5" pipe. Observe that the double quotes has been duplicated in Notepad and reads:5""pipe


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