Estimate Cost for a Visit or Push-To-Production Error: "Parent tasks must be specified before the child tasks." (Doc ID 1103194.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Project Foundation - Version 12.0.6 to 12.0.6 [Release 12.0]
Oracle Complex Maintenance, Repair, & Overhaul - Version 12.0.6 to 12.0.6 [Release 12]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

If for a visit, the order of its tasks by hierarchy was different from the order of its tasks by task number, an error is thrown from Projects saying that the task hierarchy is not correct.


ERROR
Parent tasks must be specified before the child tasks.
You entered an invalid API parameter. Please enter a valid parameter and try again. Parameter Name: &ATTR_NAME Parameter Value: &ATTR_VALUE
"Project: '&PROJECT';Task:'&TASK'
You cannot create a subtask below this task since task information was not specified."

Message short codes for all the error messages are:

PA_PARENT_TASK_MISSING
Parent tasks must be specified before the child tasks.

PA_API_CONV_ERROR_AMG
You entered an invalid API parameter. Please enter a valid parameter and try again. Parameter Name: &ATTR_NAME Parameter Value: &ATTR_VALUE

PA_NO_TASK_ID_ST_AMG
"Project: '&PROJECT';Task:'&TASK'
You cannot create a subtask below this task since task information was not specified."


STEPS TO REPRODUCE
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Create multiple unassociated tasks

Create summary task

Associate unassociated tasks to summary task

Push visit to production

Cause

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