The other day one of our Plan Academy members called our support line with an unusual P6 problem. I'm always happy to help out our members solve P6 problems, even when it's 4:30pm on the Friday afternoon before I'm off on a full week of vacation.... OK. Full disclosure here. I had already powered down my laptop for the weekend and was just about to grab something ice-cold and carbonated when the
P6 XER File Parser : Tutorials and Articles
The Oracle Primavera P6 XER File Parser is great tool for importing data to P6. Check out these advanced tutorials and articles on using the XER File Parser.
In the third part of our Primavera P6 databases and data cleansing series, we will show how to use the parser to clean an xer file. But if you haven't read them go back and read: XER File Parser Excel utility Part 1: 6 Ways to Clean Up Your Primavera Database Nightmare Part 2: Understanding Primavera XER Files Cleaning an XER File for Import NOTICE: the Primavera XER File Parser is
In this second part of Primavera P6 databases and data cleansing series, we will discuss the data structure of an XER file, and how the XER File Parser & Builder works. As the XER File Parser is a manual process (it does not honour P6 business rules), it is handy for the user to have a working knowledge of the P6 database. That’s why in this P6 tutorial we will show a general overview of P6's
This tutorial will walk you through a process to remove resource costs from XERs exported from Primavera P6. This comes in very handy if you are sending project schedules to general contractors but want to hide cost information from them (or anyone else for that matter). In case you want to completely remove resources from your schedule prior to sending over the XER file, here are the steps to
In this tutorial we explain how to import a WBS dictionary in Primavera P6 without the SDK. NOTE: The steps needed to transform a classical WBS presentation (which is WBS Path and Description) to a format understood by the database (which is parent / child) is covered in Steps 1 to 6 of this tutorial. To load the WBS data into Primavera P6, instead of using the SDK we will use the XER File