After Upgrading P6 Client Various Event Code Errors Occur During Excel Import That Did Not Occur In Prior Versions

(Doc ID 2309122.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 04, 2017

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 16.2.0.0 and later
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version 16.2.5.0 and later
Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 16.2.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After upgrading from P6 v8.x to v16.x, and subsequently during importing a XLSX file into P6 Professional various Event Code error message are appearing:

Event Code Summary:
1)  Event Code:    'IAIE-1289-4.  Message:  '' is an invalid expanded name.  
2)  Event Code:    'TASK-2464-6.  Message: ''TASKPRED-pending'' is not a valid component name.  
3)  Event Code:    T''CH-2069-6. Message: The ' ' character, hexadecimal value 0x20, cannot be included in a name.  
4)  Export log errors:

ERROR: TBOBasedDataManager.InsertNewObject: Cannot resolve foreign key for TASKPRED
ERROR: Failed to find a matching object for Activity Relationship


Full Event Code Details:

1)
*****************************************************
*                EXCEPTION  REPORT                  *
*****************************************************
Date:          03/23/2017

Executable:    PM.exe
Application:   Primavera P6 Professional R16.2
Event Code:    'IAIE-1289-4
Message:       
  '' is an invalid expanded name.

Context:
  1: TfrmWizImport.RunImportWizard
  2: TDevxMainForm.actFileImportExecute
  3: TDevxMainForm.actProjectActivitiesExecute
  4: TDevxMainForm.BeforeFormShow
  5: TDevxMainForm.BeforeFormShow
  6: TDevxMainForm.actProjectActivitiesExecute
  7:

2)
*****************************************************
*                EXCEPTION  REPORT                  *
*****************************************************
Date:          24-Apr-17

Executable:    PM.exe
Application:   Primavera P6 Professional R16.2
Event Code:    'TASK-2464-6
Message:       
  ''TASKPRED-pending'' is not a valid component name

Context:
  1: TfrmWizImport.RunImportWizard
  2: TDevxMainForm.actFileImportExecute
  3: TCFormManager.SetToolbar
  4: TDevxMainForm.BeforeFormShow
  5:

3)
*****************************************************
*                EXCEPTION  REPORT                  *
*****************************************************
Date:          21-Apr-17 13:34

Executable:    PM.exe
Application:   Primavera P6 Professional R16.2
Event Code:    T''CH-2069-6
Message:       
  The ' ' character, hexadecimal value 0x20, cannot be included in a name.

Context:
  1: TfrmWizImport.RunImportWizard
  2: TDevxMainForm.actFileImportExecute
  3: TfrmUdf.FormLeave
  4: TfrmUdf.cmdCloseClick
  5: TDevxMainForm.actUDFExecute
  6: TDevxMainForm.BeforeFormShow
  7:


Changes

Upgrading from P6 v8.x to p6 v16.x has resulted in some Excel tab sheet formatting conditions to be no longer supported.

Cause

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