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This procedure is only available from version 13.1 HF7.

The Import Project functionality is used by both Owner Operator, EPC-Project Mode, and external contractor. The Owner Operator/EPC-Project Mode to Import an external contractors Project.ddti file to a new project or merge directly with an existing project. The external contractor to Import a Project.ddti file, supplied by an owner operator/EPC-Project Mode, to a new project in Smart Instrumentation.

  • We recommend that you Import a Project.ddti file to a new project in Smart Instrumentation before merging with your database.

  • Any specification custom views associated with your exported/imported project are not automatically transferred with the DDTI. To export/import your specification custom views, see Import and Export Specification Custom Views with a Project.

A DDTI backup file and a DDTI offline package file contain different data and therefore are not interchangeable, a package file cannot be used to initialize a domain or a domain file to export/import a package.

To Import a project;

  1. In the Domain Administration select the Activities menu > Project Activities.

  2. In the Project Activities dialog box, do one of the following:

  • Select a project from the Project select list.

  • Click New and create a new project.

  1. Click Import.

  2. From the Select a file to Import dialog box, select the required file and click OK.

  3. From the Merge Options dialog box select one of the following:

    • All

    • Specification and Process Data Only

    • Exclude Specification and Process Data

  4. Click OK.

  5. At the prompt click Yes.

  • A DDTI file contains data that is not database dependent. The data in a DDTI file can be imported to any database format (MSS or Oracle) irrespective of its source.

A DDTI project package file is not Smart Instrumentation version dependent. You can import and export from any version higher than 2018 to any other version of Smart Instrumentation version higher than 2018. For example 2018 to 14.0, 13.1 to 2018, and any later versions. However, certain functionalities of the export process are dependent on the Smart Instrumentation version. For example; giving Access Rights to the project reference data is only available from Smart Instrumentation 13.1 HF 7