P6 UDF (User Defined Field) Values Change After Project Is Exported In MSP (Microsoft Project) XML Format.

(Doc ID 2351794.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 23, 2018

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 15.2.12.0 and later
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version 15.2.9.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

P6 UDF Values Change after Project is exported in MSP XML Format.

In P6 there is the native P6 Activity ID and the converted "MSP Activity ID" UDF that is created upon MSP Project conversion.

The P6 Project needs to be exported to a MSP XML format for import into another application.

Then the Project exported in MSP XML format that changes the MSP Activity ID UDF values.


EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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UDF value should not be changed.

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Import MSP into P6.


BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot get correct UDF value.

Cause

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