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In a Custom WebCenter Portal Application, Viewing an Office Document Within Document Explorer Using Internet Explorer Results In A Javascript Error (Doc ID 1427426.1)

Last updated on JULY 06, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Portal - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


In a custom WebCenter portal application, selecting a Microsoft Office document (Word, Excel, or PowerPoint document) to view within the Document Explorer task flow will result in the document viewer page throwing the following javascript error in Internet Explorer:

Webpage error details

User Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 7.0; Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; Trident/5.0; SLCC2; .NET CLR 2.0.50727; .NET CLR 3.5.30729; .NET CLR 3.0.30729; Media Center PC 6.0)
Timestamp: Wed, 8 Feb 2012 03:15:44 UTC

Message: Expected identifier, string or number
Line: 2972
Char: 9
Code: 0
URI: http://<server name>:8892/Bug13652936_App/faces/oracle/webcenter/portalapp/pagehierarchy/Page1.jspx?_adf.ctrl-state=1936gss34x_339&_afrLoop=4491368239000&_afrWindowMode=0&_afrWindowId=1936gss34x_336

In addition, the File and View buttons on the document viewer page do not work.

Refreshing the page will result in proper display and function of the page without the javascript error.


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