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Exporting to Microsoft Project (MSP) XML and Importing Into MSP Causes the P6 Scheduled Finish Date to Recalculate and When Exported Back to P6, the Wrong Date is Set. (Doc ID 2445198.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 21, 2019

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 16.2.6.0 and later
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version 16.2.6.0 and later
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 16.2.6.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When Exporting from P6 (Professional or Web clients) to MSP XML type, and after Importing the XML into MSP, the Project's Scheduled Finish date is delayed and does not match the Finish date in P6.  Then when the MSP XML is Imported back to P6, the date comes over wrong.

STEPS:

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

  1. Export the P6 schedule as MSP XML.
  2. Import MSP XML into MSP.
  3. Result: Schedule dates do not match. 
  4. Import the MSP XML back to P6 and the wrong date is shown.

Cause

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