How to debug an IM tag call in OOB Infocenter or Custom JSP code
Last updated on JULY 18, 2017
Applies to:Oracle Knowledge - Version 18.104.22.168 and later
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There are several steps for debugging and figuring out why a given tag call is not returning as you would expect.
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1 - First find the right JSP where the tag is executed and the data is displayed.
2 - Print the variables used in the call to the log or the screen.
3 - Identify which articles/objects should be returning for the call and what their matching attributes are.
4 - If a tag is not working as expected please open an SR with Oracle support.
5 - Test changes against an OOB unmodified version of InfoCenter.
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