FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
We aim to provide most accurate and dependable answers to whichever questions our customers may have. Please find the answers to our most frequently asked questions in the applicable category below

 

 

 

 

 

QWhat is PrimaveraReader?
APrimaveraReader is a stand-alone application that allows you to open and view project data exported from Oracle Primavera P6 in .xer and .xls file format.
QWill the XER be changed through PrimaveraReader?
ANo, PrimaveraReader is a viewer that allows you to read only project files.
QDo you provide customer support?
AYes, we offer application maintenance via email and telephone if you subscribe to our Service Level Agreement.
QHow to get new version of PrimaveraReader?
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Customers are entitled to receive all new versions and upgrades during the Service Level Agreement (SMA) period.

QCan I modify the default layout in Activities view?
AYes, in any particular view in PrimaveraReader you can add/remove columns, change their order, size and sorting. In order to save your layout, enable the Remember modifications options under File->Options->Layouts.
QHow are changes to the table layout stored and where?
AThe table layout modifications are saved in the *.cfg file that can be found in the User Profile (User->AppData->Local -> PriaveraReader).
QCan changes be done in the Bars section or is that stored in the Layout?
ABars settings are stored in the layout.
QOur users work with different layouts. Is it possible to have the same layouts in PrimaverReader?
AYes, you can import custom layouts PrimaveraReader in .plf file format.
QWhat are the benefits from using PrimaveraReader?
AYou can save up to 90% of your money on purchasing software licensing for people who only need to view projects.
QWhy should I use PrimaveraReader when I have a PDF copy of project?
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Our application enables users to interactively work with their projects that cannot be achieved by sharing PDF documents. In PrimaveraReader you can drill down through projects to view details for Activities, Resources, and WBS such as Notes, Roles, Resources shifts and Calendars. You can use different layouts to group and sort data, customize tables’ columns, use filters and find options to get the information you need.

Also, there are options to quickly navigate through activity predecessors and successors and timescale options in Gantt. Moreover, we offer dynamic and multi- functional views for WBS, OBS and EPS as well, that cannot be found in static PDF.

QWhat are the minimum system requirements to install PrimaveraReader?
APrimaveraReader runs on all currently supported Microsoft® Windows Platforms by Microsoft. The minimum required memory of 512MB RAM (higher recommended) and minimum of 80MB of available hard-disk space. Intel® Pentium II® or Pentium grade processor, Celeron Processor or Athlon Processor.
QCould we install PrimaveraReader on a CITRIX environment?
AThe current version of PrimaveraReader cannot be installed on a CITRIX environment.
QHave users attributes to see only some EPS or all users can see all information?
AUsers can view all information that is present in the project file exported from Oracle Primavera P6. Thus, you should control which projects or resources are being exported for a specific user.
QDo you support project files created in Oracle Prmavera P6 version 8.4?
APrimaveraReader supports opening of project files created from Oracle Primavera P6 version 6.0 and later.
QIs there an option to copy data from table and paste in Excel?
AYes, you can use the shortcut key Ctrl+C to copy the entire table data from currently open view, and paste into any text editor such as Microsoft Excel or Notepad. Also you can Copy the Predecessor and Successor table.