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Imported XER File Contains Costs In 'Actual This Period' That The Source Database Does Not Have (Doc ID 2464508.1)

Last updated on APRIL 06, 2020

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 16.2.0.0 and later
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version 16.2.0.0 and later
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 16.2.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR

The source database has Actual This Period Labor Cost = $0 for activities. When the XER file is imported into another DB, the Actual This Period Labor Cost for the activities show a positive value.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR

The "Actual This Period Labor Cost" matches between the projects in different databases.

STEPS

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

  1. Sign in to P6 Pro Client
  2. Close any open projects
  3. Import the XER
  4. View the activities
  5. "Actual This Period Labor Cost" displays costs values equal to the "Actual Total Cost"
    Note: The source DB has $0 for the activity "Actual This Period Labor Cost"

Cause

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