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Importing and Exporting from excel to P6

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Suhaila Tsu
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Hi everyone

PLease explain why some data imported from excel file cannot be read in P6.

What is the reason. How P6 read or store data?

What are the things that should be done to the data in order for us to succesfully import to P6.

THank you for the explaination in advance.

 

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Zoltan Palffy
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for the most part this is true but some dates can be imported.

But generally speaking it is beacuse they fields are calculated

What is it you want to import

Also you can use SDK and import anything 

Suhaila Tsu
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Hi Santosh Bhat

Meaning only certain field in P6 can be loaded in excel and then imported back right?

Thank you Santosh!

Santosh Bhat
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The best method is to export out a sample of data, continnue populating the list and then import. Note that any field exported with a (*) cannot be imported - usually becuase this is a calculated field - such as dates.