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Choosing a Custom Date for the Page Setup Timescale Sets the Year to 1899 (Doc ID 2778027.1)

Last updated on JULY 16, 2021

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version to [Release 20.12]
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version to [Release 20.12]
Information in this document applies to any platform.



Setting a custom date for Timescale start/finish in Page Setup directs the user to the year 1899.


The current year should be displayed.


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

  1. Login to P6 Pro.
  2. Open a project and navigate to the Activities view.
  3. Click Page Setup > Options.
  4. Click the ellipses icon [...] for Timescale start/finish, choose CD or any other existing tagged date.
  5. Click [...] again and choose Custom date.
  6. Observe the reported behavior.


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