Nullpointer Error In Jdeveloper When Creating Portal Resource For Webcenter (Doc ID 1458375.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Portal - Version 11.1.1.6.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Using the DesignWebCenterSpaces to create new content presenter templates WebCenter Portal resources fails with null pointer if the content presenter template is a multi-items template.

Steps to reproduce:

1. Downloaded the
  http://download.oracle.com/otndocs/tech/webcenter/files/DesignWebCenterSpaces_ps5.zip
 
2. Created a new directory and unzipped the DesignWebCenterSpaces_ps5.zip

3. Installed the required:  copy_to_common and copy_to_jdev_ext files in JDeveloper 11.1.1.6.
 
4. Started the JDeveloper 11.1.1.6 and opened the DesignWebCenterSpaces project

5. Opened the WebCenterSpacesResources project
  
  Web Content-> oracle -> webcenter -> scopedMD -> s8bba98ff_4cbb_40b8_beee_296c916a23ed ->contenttemplate

5.1 Created a new jsff page named:  ss-press-release.jsff . this is a single item template .. created a Portal resource without issue.

5.2 created a new jsff page named:  ss-pr-summary-list.jsff   this is a  multi items template .. The Portal resource creation fails with the java
  null pointer exception.

Cause

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