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Time Card Rule Error Message is not as Expected - Exception Error Occurs Instead (Doc ID 3010348.1)

Last updated on APRIL 01, 2024

Applies to:

Oracle Fusion Time and Labor Cloud Service - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to submit a timecard with 0 hours after creating a Rule Template using seeded formula WFM_PERIOD_MINIMUM_TIME_ENTRY_RULE_AP,
the following error occurs.

Exception message: can't parse argument number: DEF_LIMIT

Call Stack: java.text.MessageFormat.makeFormat(



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

  1.  ME > Time and Absences

  2.  Add Time Card > Enter 0 as hours > Submit


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