Exporting User Defined Field (UDF) Indicator To Excel Returns HTML Format Output.

(Doc ID 2371882.1)

Last updated on MARCH 15, 2018

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 16.2.12.0 and later
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version 16.2.12.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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Activity UDF Indicator opens in Excel displaying HTML instead of color when downloaded from the Standard View.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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For the value to display in Excel as Red, Blue, Green or Yellow as it does when exported from the Classic View.

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

1. Open P6 EPPM Web, Open a Project. Go to the Activity tab (Standard View).
2. Add an Indicator UDF Field. Update the value STAR, ERROR, or COLOR.
3. Download the Activity into an Excel sheet.
4. HTML value displays instead of the color.

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot view the color of the Indicator in Excel.

Cause

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