"Can Not Copy Asset:null" Error When Putting A White Space In A Mandatory Field

(Doc ID 1582558.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 03, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Sites - Version 11.1.1.6.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Having a Flex Definition with a Required Attribute, it is possible to create Assets of this type by typing a blank space in the mandatory field.
When trying to copy this Asset, the following error is shown in 11.1.1.8.0 :
"Cannot copy the asset: Abstract is required field. Asset is not saved. Please make changes and save again. If problem persists please contact system administrator. "

When using WebCenter Sites 11.1.1.6.1 , the error is:
"Cannot copy the asset: null".

Cause

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