Project is stuck on Archived Status
Thread poster: Olivier Den Hartigh

Olivier Den Hartigh  Identity Verified
Local time: 18:29
Member (2014)
English to French
Sep 25, 2015

Hello everybody,

I am using Studio 2015 and for some reasons, the status of my project is stuck Archived, which means all batch tasks are greyoud out.
Help mentions I have to Click the Restore Project button to restore the project back to In Progress but I can't seem to find it or understand why this is happening.

Anybody be able help, please?


Javier Grande  Identity Verified
Local time: 18:29
Member (2014)
English to Spanish
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Easy to do using an external text editor Sep 26

Even if it's a long time since this question was posted, I am going to explain how I did it, just in case someone else may find it useful.

I had the same problem (in Studio 2017): Somehow the status of my project was "Archived" (so I was not able to perform Batch Tasks, for instance) and the "Revert to In Progress" option in the Home tab was grayed out.

I was not able to solve this issue from the Studio interface. However, it is easy enough to tackle it using an external text editor (like Notepad). Just open the corresponding .sdlproj file (in Windows the path should be something like "c:/Users/User/Documents/Studio 2017/Projects/Project_Name/Project_Name.sdlproj"), look for the following line:

GeneralProjectInfo ArchivedAt="..." StartedAt="..." ... Status="Archived" ...

Then remove the part


and replace

Status="Archived" ---> Status="Started"

Just save the file and the next time you open Studio, the status of the project will be "In progress".

[Edited at 2018-09-26 12:28 GMT]

Lorenzo Bermejo

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