Any Update on a Column or a Domain Fails with Error CDA-500: Invalid Format Type (Doc ID 260189.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 27, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Designer - Version: 6.5 to 9.0
This problem can occur on any platform.

"Checked for relevance on 13-Nov-2007"

Symptoms

Creating a new Column or updating an existing one fails with the following errors:

RME-00209: Current activity has outstanding violations
RME-00224: Failed to close activity
CDA-00500: Invalid format type
CDA-00500: Invalid format type where Datatype is any valid datatype like NUMBER, VARCHAR2, ...

 

Creating a new Domain or updating an existing one fails with the following errors:

RME-00209: Current activity has outstanding violations
RME-00224: Failed to close activity
CDA-00500: Invalid format type
CDA-00500: Invalid format type
CDA-02004: Domain (Name ): Invalid Datatype value ()

where Datatype is any valid datatype like NUMBER, VARCHAR2, ...

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Cause

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