Error: "Calendar Type: You cannot assign a Project calendar from different Project to this Project"

(Doc ID 2306722.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 18, 2017

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 16.1.5.0 to 17.10.0.0 [Release 16.1 to 17.10]
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version 16.1.5.0 to 17.10.0.0 [Release 16.1 to 17.10]
Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 16.1.5.0 to 17.10.0.0 [Release 16.1 to 17.10]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to import XML projects with baselines encountering errors. The XML project is imported but the baseline(s) and layout(s) are not imported.

Error Message: Calendar Type: You cannot assign a Project calendar from different Project to this Project.

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

  1. Log into P6 Client
  2. Import XML file with 4 baselines and 3 project layouts
  3. Receive the following error: Errors located: Calendar Type: You cannot assign a Project calendar from different Project to this Project.

Due to this issue, users cannot import XML files with baselines that have project level calendars assigned to the baselines.

This issue occurs when the baseline is created by using the save a copy of the current project as a new baseline option. The import is not successful whether or not the calendar name is changed.

The issue does not occur when using the convert another project to a new baseline of the current project option. As a result, the default calendar name is not changed and the import is successful.

Cause

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