Convert Microsoft Project MPP to MPX to import to Primavera

Nowadays, Microsoft Project save file as MPP format. However Primavera allow to import file as MPX format.

So, here is the tool help you to convert MPP to MPX.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByHnieTJNwKGdGVybE5LaElOcnM/view?usp=sharing

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      1. I have given the source file path….then the destination file also.
        After pressing the convert option it is showing a message that ” Please close Microsoft Project”.
        It is already closed , then why this error is showing.

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    1. I keep getting the same error
      After pressing the convert option it is showing a message that ” Please close Microsoft Project”.
      It is already closed

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  1. i have given both source and destination file it is showing a message that please close msp is there any alternative option for dis .

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  2. I have given the source file path….then the destination file also.
    After pressing the convert option when checking the resources it shows a message ” Access violation at address 0045D728 in module MpptpMpx.exe Read of address 00000000

    Can you explain what this is please. Thank you

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  3. I am using R16.2 Version of primavera. While exporting from primavera to MS projects , MPX file is getting created. Iam using MSP 2016 version where I am unable to open the file. Kindly provide solution .

    Regards

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  4. i’ve successfully converted and imported to P6. However, the lead and lag time in predecessor are not same after conversion. For example, FS+20days become FS+3days; FS-6days become FS-1day

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    1. I guess because of the calendar which was used to calculate lag/lead duration.
      MS Project uses the Successor calendar for lead and lag calculation, whereas P6 has the option for predecessor, successor, project or 24 hour calendar. If the P6 schedule is set with an option that is not similar to the MS Project option then the same result may not be achieved.

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  5. How do I set the Successor calendar in P6 (as default?) prior importing project from MPX? Because by default the MPX that imported into P6 is using Predecessor calendar and all the lead/lag time will run off immediately upon imported.

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    1. It is apparently because of calendar definition (how many hour per day) different between P6 and MS Project.
      This issue need to be researched thoroughly to have a solution.
      Maybe in future I will provide this support service.

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