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The Project you selected was unable to open properly...

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10-03-2013 12:06 PM

Hi All..


I have several projects that have gotten 'corrupted' in the past two days and I have not been able to determine the issue. Each of them displays the error in the subject line... here is a picture..




the project.xml file does exist and I have looked at in in ACAD to verify that the core links to the related xml files are there. I have looked at the other XML files and they are also fine to open in notepad, however they contain many many more XML items to verify and on a cursory examination, most paths etc seem to be fine. I have also opened the ProcessPower.dcf database in a standalone SQLite mangement tool and the database is valid and seems intact.


Is there anyway that I can get a better determination of what the problem is out of AutoCAD... is there some sort of log anywhere that has more verbose information?


I have restored the entire project database from prior to the issue and I still am unable to open it.


If anyone has any other suggestions, Im open to hearing them too!!!


thank you



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Re: The Project you selected was unable to open properly...

10-14-2013 04:27 AM in reply to: jessaskey

Have you tried running the LocalDataCachePurger it fixed the problem for us. Seems to be a mismatch of data particularly after migrating/upgrading a project.


"C:\Program Files\Autodesk\AutoCAD 2014\PLNT3D\PnPLocalDataCachePurger.exe"

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Re: The Project you selected was unable to open properly...

10-15-2013 10:40 PM in reply to: phwatso

thanks for the tip.. unfortunately, my LocalDataCache was already at 0bytes so that didn't seem to do anything.


Anyone else... please? There has to be a way to view the project.xml load log right?







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Re: The Project you selected was unable to open properly...

10-21-2013 07:29 AM in reply to: jessaskey

Hi JA,


Shot in the dark here, but if your SQL database is on a separate server, have you verified that you have the correct Windows credentials to access it? Has your IT group made any recent changes?


Hope this helps...




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