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Error 'Data element <ElementName> already exists in form <FormName>' When Applying a Template Change to Its Associated Forms by 'Update Forms' in uDesigner (Doc ID 2440349.1)

Last updated on APRIL 03, 2019

Applies to:

Primavera Unifier Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Primavera Unifier - Version 9.7 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When trying to 'Update Forms' using a Template in uDesigner, the following error occurs:

Data element <ElementName> already exists in form <FormName>


This issue can be reproduced at will using the following steps:

  1. Login to Unifier.
  2. Navigate to uDesigner > Busienss Processes.
  3. Open the impacted Business Process.
  4. Go to Templates > Upper Forms.
  5. Select one upper form template and click Update Forms.
  6. Reported error occurs.
  7. Updating other available templates does not result in the same error.



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