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P6 Professional Page Setup Header/Footer Time Variable Displays In UTC/GMT Timezone Instead Of User's Actual Timezone When Using Primavera Virtual Desktop (PVD) (Doc ID 2381245.1)

Last updated on JULY 10, 2018

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version 17.7 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
When using P6 Professional through Primavera Virtual Desktop (PVD), the [time] variable in Print Preview (from page setup, headers or footer variable) displays in UTC/GMT instead of a user's actual timezone.


EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
When using P6 Professional through Primavera Virtual Desktop (PVD), the [time] variable in Print Preview (from page setup, headers or footer variable) should display based on the timezone of the actual user using P6 Professional.

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

  1. Open any project
  2. Print preview
  3. Page setup
  4. Header tab > Modify variables
  5. Add [time]
  6. Apply, time in header is then displaying based on UTC/GMT timezone.

Changes

 

Cause

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