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E1: FDA: Using the ER Compare (Event Rule Compare) Tool (Doc ID 626548.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 16, 2022

Applies to:

JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Tools - Version 8.98 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This document details how to use the Event Rule (ER) comparison tool, ER Compare, found within the design tools in Object Management Workbench (OMW).

This document is part of an Information Center. To see other documents related to Form Design Aid and Object Management Workbench, use the links provided below:

E1: FDA: Form Design Aid Information Center > Compare Tools > Document 626548.1

Information Center: Using Object Management Workbench in the JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Tools and Technology Product > Miscellaneous Tools > Document 626548.1


This document is intended for the EnterpriseOne developer who will be using the tool to compare Event Rules.  Frequently the tool is useful to retrofit custom modifications after an upgrade or after applying an ESU


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In this Document
 Launching ER Compare
 How to Use Visual ER Compare
 Changing Source File
 Changing Target Event Rules
 Using the AutoMerge Feature
 Printing ER for the Target Application
 Using ER Compare after Upgrade
 Location of Source Specifications : Central Objects Path Codes
 Location of Source Specifications : Remote Specifications
 Location of Source Specifications : Compressed object archive (only file with .par extension)
 Reported Issues with ER Compare
 ER Merge Completed but ER Compare Shows Variables are Different
 Compare PAR with LOCAL Fails to Show Global Scope Variables
 ER Compare Error Saving Specs "didn't find GBRLINK record"
 Copied ER not retained in new TC
 ER Compare does not populate the left window when comparing different pathcodes (such as Local Specifications on the right and PY920 on the left)

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