XML Exported From P6 Will Not Open in Microsoft Project
Last updated on FEBRUARY 21, 2018
Applies to:Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version 126.96.36.199 and later
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 188.8.131.52 and later
Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 184.108.40.206 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Error opening XML export in Microsoft Project:
The operation cannot be completed because the source file contains invalid project data or the total number of rows would exceed the limit of 1,048,000 rows in a project.
Validate the data in the source file, insert fewer rows, delete some rows or consider dividing your Project into sub-projects to provide more space for tasks and resources.
- In MSProject, File, Open, choose Project and open as new Project. Error displays for all 3 options.
- In MSProject, File, Open, choose Project and open as new Project. Error only displays for New, does not display for Append or Merge.
The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot confidently export Project data to MS Project.
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