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 17.9.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

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

ERROR

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


STEPS

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


BUSINESS IMPACT

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

Cause

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