Design Capture Fails with Error CDG-1338 because of Forms Corruption (Doc ID 265494.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 27, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Designer - Version: 6.5 to 9.0.2 - Release: Designer 6i to Designer 9i
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Design Capture

Symptoms

Design Capture of a forms fails with the following error:

   CDG-01338: Failed to load form <name>

   Cause
   -----
   The form module currently being processed does not exist.

   Action
   ------
   Ensure that the form module that is being processed exist either
   in the file system or on the specified database.


The FMB does exist and opening the FMB file in Form Builder results in a warning:
   FRM-18108 Cannot load object <name>
, but the fmb can at least be opened.
When you open the referenced form in Forms Builder and then the referencing forms, you do not get the warning.

The referenced form was saved in the Database in the past.

Cause

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