Visualizer Global Layouts Are Only Able to Be Drawn or Edited With Global Privilege 'Add/Edit/Delete Visualizer Global Layouts'

(Doc ID 2384170.1)

Last updated on MAY 07, 2018

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version 17.1 to 17.12.2.0 [Release 17.1 to 17.12]
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 17.7 to 17.12.2.0 [Release 17.7 to 17.12]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 17.10 version, Cloud: P6 Application

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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When a non-admin user tries to select 'Options' or 'Draw' on a Global Layout in Visualizer they are greyed out.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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Options should be available

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Create a user that does not have the Global Security Profile privilege of 'Add/Edit/Delete Global Visualizer Layouts'
2. Login to Visualizer > Select the + > Create a Schedule Comparison layout > Save it as a Global Layout
3. Log in as the non admin user and open Visualizer
4. Notice they cannot open the global layout
5. Go into the Global Profile and give the non admin user the privilege of 'Add/Edit/Delete Global Visualizer Layouts'
6. Log out then back into Visualizer.
7. Notice they can now use 'Options' and 'Draw'

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot use Global Layouts in Visualizer (TSLD, Gantt, and Schedule Comparison)

 

Changes

 

Cause

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