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Error 'The element <Name> in the <Task> element With < UID> = XXXXX Has Invalid Data' When Attempting to Import a P6 XML file into Microsoft Project (MSP) 2013. (Doc ID 2432708.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2021

Applies to:

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


After exporting a P6 project to an XML file, when attempting to import the file into Microsoft Project 2013, the following error occurs:

The element <Name> in the <Task> element With <UID> = 2683 has invalid data.


The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. In P6 Professional, export a P6 project to an XML file.
2. Import the XML to Microsoft Project 2013.
3. Note the reported error.


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