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Error: "The element <Name> in the <Task> element With < UID> = XXXXX Has Invalid Data" When Trying to Import a P6 XMLto Microsoft Project (MSP) 2013. (Doc ID 2432708.1)

Last updated on MARCH 05, 2019

Applies to:

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


When attempting to Export P6 Project to XML, and then Import it to 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. Login P6 client to Export the P6 Project to XML.
2. Import the XML to Microsoft Project 2013.
3. The error is shown.


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