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E1: 42: "Error: invalid tag name" appears in Proposal Generation Wizard PDF File (Doc ID 2473373.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 04, 2019

Applies to:

JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Sales Order Entry - Version 8.11 Base and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


P90CA24 - Proposal generator wizard

When attempting to generate a sales proposal from a composite template composed of three simple templates, the proposal PDF is created, but the merged output is not presentable and displays "Error: invalid tag name" in the PDF file output:

The issue is duplicated using the following steps:

  1. Create a simple template in a .rtf fle containing an embeded image with Company Logo, Address and Labels For Quote Number and Date
  2. Create a second simple Template in a .rtf file using a table with tags for insertion of Sold To and Ship To name and address information
  3. Create a third simple Template in a .rtf file using a table with Tags for Order Detail Lines
  4. Go into Proposal Generation Setup program (P90CA242) and Click Step 1 - Data Set Administration.
  5. Add a new data set for the Logo and save it.
  6. Add a second data set for the Addresses and save it.
  7. Add a third data set for the Lines and save it.
  8. Click Step 2 Simple Data Set Administration
  9. Create a Simple Template for the LOGO from the first .rtf file
  10. Create a Simple Template for the ADDRESSES from the second rtf file
  11. Create a Simple Template for the LINES from the third rtf file
  12. Click Step 3 - Composite Template Administration.
  13. Create a Composite Template consisting of the three Simple Templates make the template Active.
  14. Create and Save a Sales Quote.
  15. Select the quote and Row Exit to Generate Proposal.
  16. On Step 1 - Proposal Generation Wizard (P90CA24) select the Composite Template and click Next Button.
  17. On Step 2 Select all three Simple Templates and click the Next Button.
  18. On Proposal Generation Step 3 of 3, the proposal PDF is generated.
  19. View the PDF output which shows proposal generated from merged templates.
    1. Image information was not applied
    2. Sold To and Ship To had "Invalid Tag Name" errors for every line of data field to be merged and retrieved
    3. The Column Labels had Error: Invalid Tag name in each column
    4. The Data field under the column was successfully retrieved from the Sales Quote


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