Import Project Error-Unit Abbreviation may no Begin with a Numeric Character

(Doc ID 2330598.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 04, 2017

Applies to:

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


When attempting to import MS project XML, the following error occurs:


Abbreviation: Unit Abbreviation may not begin with a numeric character (0-9) or contain '/', '.' or ','.


The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Import XML in P6
2. The error shows in log


Due to this issue, users cannot import the XML project successfully.


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