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Activity IDs Are Not Numbered Correctly When Importing From Microsoft Project (MSP) To P6 (Doc ID 2615601.1)

Last updated on MAY 06, 2020

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 18.8 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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Activity IDs are not getting imported as expected from Microsoft Project (MSP) to P6. Activity IDs are numbered incorrectly and do not follow auto-numbering default settings.
 
EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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Activity IDs should import as expected from MSP to P6 as set in auto-numbering default settings.

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

  1. Login to P6
  2. Import MSP project XML file.
  3. Highlight the template in use, such as "MSP Mapping", click Modify --> go to Activity tab--> change "Import Microsoft Project's Task ID field" to "User Defined text field" - "MSP Activity ID", click OK.
  4. The Activities ID are following P6 default settings, while the activities ID are imported as A1010-1
  5. It does not follow the sequence as A1060, even if set the Auto-numbering Defaults settings to starting from 1060, still got the same result and the auto-numbering sequence went back to the default as 1010.

Changes

 

Cause

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