Browser/DIS Displays Javascript Errors In base.js On Search or Check-In Pages: "selectField is null" or "'schInternalColumn' is null or not an object" (Doc ID 1506377.1)

Last updated on MAY 17, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Content - Version 10.1.3.5.0 to 11.1.1.6.0 [Release 10gR3 to 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When accessing the check-in or search pages from a browser or the Desktop Integration Suite (DIS) client, one or more of the following javascript errors are reported against the base.js / wcm.js / yuiBundle.js:
 

TypeError: selectField is null
http://hostname:port/website/wcm/idc/resources/yuiBundle.js
Line 2204 

TypeError: selectField is null
http://hostname:port/cs/resources/wcm/wcm.js
Line 1755

TypeError: selectField is null
http://hostname:port/cs/resources/schema/base.js
Line 3197

An error has occurred in the script on this page 

Line: 3197
Char: 2
Error: Object Required
Code: 0

Message: 'schInternalColumn' is null or not an object
Line: 3433
Char: 4
Code: 0
URI: http://hostname:port/resources/schema/base.js 

 

Cause

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