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Error: "The selected file contains Project data. The import cannot continue." When Importing XER into P6 Professional (Doc ID 2796007.1)

Last updated on MARCH 14, 2022

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

When importing an XER file via P6 Professional, the following error occurs:

The selected file contains Project data. The import cannot continue.

STEPS

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

  1. Login to P6 Professional.
  2. Attempt to import an XER file.
  3. Observe error.

Changes

 

Cause

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