building IDOC otd: java.lang.NullPointerException at com.stc.sapale.builder.idoc.SAPIDocOtdBuilder.initIDocDescFileProps(SAPIDocOtdBuilder.java:704) (Doc ID 1025650.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 02, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Java CAPS - Version: 5.1.0 and later   [Release: 5.1 and later ]
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
Checked for relevance on 01-Mar-2012

Symptoms

Using the IDOC Wizard to build a SAP OTD from an IDOC descriptor file,you get a pop-up null pointer error and the following is display in the ide.log file:

Jan 22, 2008 1:56:13 PM*********** Exception occurred ************ at Tue Jan 22 13:56:12 PST 2008
java.lang.NullPointerException
at com.stc.sapale.builder.idoc.SAPIDocOtdBuilder.initIDocDescFileProps(SAPIDocOtdBuilder.java:704)
[catch] at com.stc.sapale.wizard.idoc.IDocIterator.getMetaData(IDocIterator.java:405)
at com.stc.sapale.wizard.idoc.IDocIterator.getNextStep(IDocIterator.java:619)
at com.stc.sapale.wizard.idoc.IDocIterator.nextPanel(IDocIterator.java:548)
at org.openide.loaders.TemplateWizardIterImpl.nextPanel(TemplateWizardIterImpl.java:137)
at org.openide.WizardDescriptor$Listener.actionPerformed(WizardDescriptor.java:962)
at javax.swing.AbstractButton.fireActionPerformed(AbstractButton.java:1786)

Cause

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