Unable to See WebCenter Tip Layer When Opening JDeveloper in Customization Developer Role For Customizing WebCenter Portal Task Flows - Get Error: Customization layer with no value can not be selected as tip Customization layer (Doc ID 2187223.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Portal - Version 12.2.1.1.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms


When attempting to open ADF Application prepared for WebCenter Task Flow Customization using JDeveloper in Customization Developer Role,
the following error occurs.

ERROR

Customization layer with no value can not be selected as tip Customization layer.

 


STEPS

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

  1. Crete an ADF application and set it up for Task Flow Customization as per the following document:

    http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/middleware/webcenter/learnmore/wcptaskflowcustomization12c-2994486.pdf
    WebCenter Portal Task Flow Customization in 12c

    Follow all steps from this section of the above document:

        Preparing a Customizable WebCenter Portal Application
     
  2. Continue with the following steps of teh document:

        Customizing WebCenter Portal Task Flows


    While following the above steps and switch Roles to "Customization Developer" and restarting JDeveloper it shows the following error:

         "Customization layer with no value can not be selected as tip Customization layer"



 

Cause

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