OBIEE 11g/12c: Setting a Sort Order Column Throws the Error: There is no object available for selection (Doc ID 2165153.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 09, 2017

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.9.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After upgrading from OBIEE 11.1.1.7.x to OBIEE 12c, clicking the Set button for the Sort Order Column option throws the following error:

"There is no object available for selection"

For example:-

1. Open the RPD (SampleAppLite.rpd) in the 12c BI Admin Tool 
2. Navigate to a Logical Column (SampleAppLite > D0 Time > Per Name Year) in the BMM Layer
3. Launch the Properties window, go to the General tab, and click the Set button for the Sort Order Column option

Cause

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