My Oracle Support Banner

UDF Are Not Getting Updated On Importing MS Project XML (Doc ID 2392001.1)

Last updated on MAY 16, 2018

Applies to:

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


UDF are not getting updated on importing Microsoft Project XML

UDFs to be updated on import

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

  1. Login to Primavera
  2. Open an existing project that has a UDF assigned
  3. Select File – > Import/Export -> Microsoft Project XML
  4. Export the Project making sure the UDF is mapped to the MSP field
  5. Open the file in Microsoft Project
  6. Update the UDF to 0
  7. Export the Project back to XML
  8. In P6 Professional import the Project
  9. Update advance option : user defined fields : Update Existing
  10. Click import
  11. Import job complete successfully
  12. The UDF is not updating or over writing the UDF values changed in Microsoft Project




To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a million knowledge articles and a vibrant support community of peers and Oracle experts.