How To Remove Hidden Control Character (') To Change The Date Format Inside Excel (Doc ID 911496.1)

Last updated on JUNE 29, 2016

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 5.0 and later
Primavera Contractor - Version 5.0 and later
All Platforms
***Checked for relevance on 25-Mar-2011***


Goal

When exporting the Project data to Excel, there is an apostrophe (') control character in all of the date information fields. This document explains how to remove the hidden control character (') so that one can change the date format inside Excel.

Solution

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