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Copy/Paste Project Does Not Nullify Primary Resource When Paste Options for 'Resource and Role Assignments' is not Selected. (Doc ID 2436822.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 17, 2018

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 17.12.1.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR:

Copy and Paste process does not remove the Primary Resource when Paste options for 'Resource and Role Assignments' is not selected.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR:

Copy and Paste process should adhere to Paste options and not copy the Primary Resource when 'Resource and Role Assignments' is not selected.

STEPS:

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Copy & Paste a Project that has Resources assigned to an Activity.
2. You will be presented with 3 sequential dialog boxes. On the third dialog box, titled "Copy Activity Options" deselect "Resource and Role Assignments."
3. Once the process has completed, open the new Project and see that Primary Resource is still assigned on General Tab even though Resource was not copied.

BUSINESS IMPACT:

The issue has the following business impact:
P6 does not adhere to Paste Options.

Cause

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