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P3e version 5.0 Xer Export Compatability.

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Brendan Donovan
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Has anyone yet had the experience to see wheather you are able to import an XER file generated from p3e 5.0 into an earlier version of p3e?

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Mario Sanvitale
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Gosh Brendan I can’t remember back that far - I thought 3.0 went straight to 3.5 but am probably wrong!! I know v3.5.1 files have to be converted to v4.1 before going to v5, so I guess whatever these are will need the same.
Brendan Donovan
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Mario,
I had a go at that and it seems ok(version 5.0 into version 4.1).
I was just trying to import XER files generated in p3e 3.1.1 into p3e version 5.0 and it would appear that these are not accepted, do you have any knowledge where this is concerned??
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Brendan Donovan
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Thanks Mario,
I will give it a try.
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Sorry Brendan, perhaps my reply could have been clearer. There is an export facility to Contractor v4.1 and, in my understanding, both it and the standard .xer transfer allow projects to be transferred back to v4.1. Obviously facilities not in the earlier version will not be transferred.
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Hi Mario,
Thanks for your answer, however the question still remains will earlier versions of p3e import version 5.0 xer files. I appreciate your answer but all this indicates to me is that i must now buy more software to fulfill this basic function.
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Philip, I think most of the software suppliers do, look at other threads for other systems. We are Primavera dealers, I answered within 20 minutes!
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Why do the software suppliers never bother to answer these questions
Mario Sanvitale
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There is a facility to export to Contractor v4.1 in version 5 so that I understand enables export to Enterprise v4.1.