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Duplicate Project IDs Are Being Created in Primavera P6. (Doc ID 2451570.1)

Last updated on JUNE 04, 2019

Applies to:

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


Duplicate Project ID's are being created in P6, even though Project ID's are required to be unique.


  1. Create a Project with Project ID as "nEWPROJ01" and then copy and paste it .
    1. The Project ID of the new Project is "nEWPROJ01-1".
  2. Rename the original Project ID from "nEWPROJ01" to "NEWPROJ01".
  3. Now copy and paste the original Project "NEWPROJ01",
    1. The Project ID of the new Project is "NEWPROJ01-1".

The Project IDs are the same, although the characters in the text vary between lower and uppercase. (example: the n is lowercase in one ID, uppercase in the other).


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