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Start Day is Moved 1 Day Ahead When Importing a P6 Exported XML in Microsoft Project (MSP) 2013. (Doc ID 2379685.1)

Last updated on MAY 30, 2018

Applies to:

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


Exporting a MSP 2013 XML from P6 and then Importing it into MSP 2016 causes the workweek in MSP to change from Sunday to Monday.

The day of the week to be Exported and Imported correctly in the MSP XML file.

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

  1. In P6 EPPM set the start of the week to Sunday.
  2. Export a Project in MSP XML.
  3. Import the Project in Microsoft Project.
  4. Notice that the start of the week in MSP is moved to Monday.


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