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Problem in material resource budgeted units after importing xer file

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Yaser A. Al-Bustanji
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Hi Everyone, 

i just imported a xer file, i discovered that durations & budget units of material resources are set to zero, any advice ?

unit price is not zero and calculate cost from units is checked

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What setting (resource and cost related fields) is selected on Import template?

Zoltan Palffy
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also check your duration type make sure it is set to fixed duration & units/time for each activity 

Kari Lucas
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I'm having the same issue. Version 17.2 is exporting to 15.1. I have 15.2 and when I import the .xer. Some, but not all, of the budgeted units become zero.

Zoltan Palffy
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uncheck calculate costs from units 

Casey F
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I am having the same issue. I loose the budget units when importing, but not consistently. About a quarter of the resources maintain their budgeted units. I am running 17.8 exporting as 8.2 per customer requirements.