Importing a Microsoft Project (MSP) XML Project Into P6 Creates Excessively Long, Concatenated WBS Codes

(Doc ID 2263977.1)

Last updated on MAY 11, 2017

Applies to:

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


When a Microsoft Project (MSP) XML schedule is imported into P6, the WBS Codes that are created are excessively long, concatenated WBS Codes.

For example, during P6 MSP XML import if a WBS is on a the 4th level with a value of "", the resulting concatenated WBS Code in P6 is "", which is a concatenation of WBS Level 4 (, 3 (1.5.1), 2 (1.5), and 1 (1), for a total of 10 digits (1 + 1.5 + 1.5.1 + OR (





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