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Data is Lost When Copying From P6 Professional and Pasting Into Excel When Data Includes a Web Address With Single Double-Quote. (Doc ID 2421373.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 08, 2018

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 8.3.1.0 and later
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version 8.3.1.0 and later
Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 8.3.1.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

P6 Professional Activities View Project data containing user-defined custom fields containing full web address with a single double-quote, when copied and pasted into Excel, results in lost or missing data including entire Activity rows.

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Open Project.
2. Select Activities View.
3. Add 10 columns including an Activity an User-Defined Field.
4. Add text in User-Defined Field containing a full web address with a single double-quote.
5. Select All Activity columns and Copy.
6. Paste copied Activities into Excel.
7. Result: Data pasted after User-Defined field column is missing.

Cause

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