ADF Application Hangs Closing Popup Dialogs in Internet Explorer 7 Using JDeveloper 10.1.3.5 (Doc ID 1125535.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle JDeveloper - Version: 10.1.3.5.0 to 10.1.3.5.0 - Release: JDeveloper 10g to JDeveloper 10g
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

In JDeveloper 10.1.3.5.0 ADF applications hang using Internet Explorer version 7 when closing popup dialogs. The following error occurs.

ERROR
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Line: 5021
Char: 1
Error: Object required
Code: 0

Further debugging it seems to be in the ADF javascript library Common10_1_3_4_0.js file.

The specific line is:

var a2=a0.nodeName.toUpperCase();

Steps

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1. A page calls a dialog window.
2. Then the dialog is closed.
3. After the dialog is closed a partial page render is done.

Cause

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