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Grouping By UDF Is Case Sensitive (Doc ID 2443726.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 28, 2018

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 16.2.11.0 and later
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 16.2.11.0 and later
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version 16.2.11.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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Grouping by UDF is case sensitive

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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Grouping by UDF not to be case sensitive

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

  1. The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
  2. Open P6 > Create a project by selecting the (+) icon. Open Project >
  3. Within the activities field > add 8 activities
  4. Enterprise > User Defined Fields >(+)  Add a user a Defined Field  > name the user-defined filed > user text 8
  5. Data type > text > within the column view (select Activity ID > User text 8 > Activity name > Start and finish
  6. In the UDF field > Type CEVA on all 8 activities > (ensure some half are not in caps) > Apply group and sort >
  7. in the group and sort > Group by User text 8 UDF > Note that in the activities view the lower case activities named ceva show in a separate WBS band




BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
P6 cannot properly group and sort unless in all caps.

Changes

 

Cause

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