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importing an XER file with EPS activity codes

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vito Kooij, van
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Dear Members,

I have a P6.2, and the next problem.

I have a project with EPS activity codes.

I have a client who wants XER file. If he imports into his own database, then the EPS activity codes do not come along.

I also tried the XML file, but the EPS activity codes are not put in EPS structure where the project stands.

Is there a hidden setting that allows for an XER file to import all data from the project (including the EPS activity codes)
PS. in the export file, the codes are available!

thanks for your comment


Johnny Pain
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hi all,


I've got the same problem here.

I also tried using global activity codes, but they did not come along as I thought they would.

I cannot use project activity codes since I need these codes to be available for more than one project...

are you sure there isn't a way ?

I tried recreating the same EPS structure, and it worked fine on one machine and not on the other...

I'm lost !

Rodel Marasigan
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EPS activity codes are there even if you check your xer with any text application such as wordpad or import it back to your machine with same EPS structure. The reason it was not imported to other machine because EPS structure will not be the same as in your machine therefore it will be ignore. The correct way of exporting activity codes is either Project activity codes or global activity code.
(You can convert to global your current activity code before exporting to xer so other machine can read it.)