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Error: "ORA-01438: Value Larger Than Specified Precision Allowed for This Column" When Commiting Changes to Remaining Units (Doc ID 2917146.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 03, 2023

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version 22.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When updating the Remaining entry, under Labor Units, to a value greater than 10, the following error is displayed and the program closes after clicking OK.


Error: ORA-01438: value larger than specified precision allowed for this column


  1. Open a project in P6 Professional Client.
  2. Navigate to the Activities view.
  3. Select an activity and then the Status tab in the Details area.
  4. Under Labor Units set the Remaining entry to a value greater than 10.
  5. Select Commit Changes from the File menu.
  6. Note the error.


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