Using Overwrite Check-Box & Deleting a Line in Timecard Encounters Error (Doc ID 1383382.1)

Last updated on JULY 15, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Time and Labor - Version 12.0.1 to 12.1 HRMS RUP4 [Release 12.0 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to utilize the Exclude Hours check-box for the template and then when trying to delete the line the following error occurs.

Error
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oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException: java.lang.NullPointerException at
oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException.wrapperException(OAException.java:896) at
oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageErrorHandler.prepareException(OAPageErrorHandler.java:1169) at
oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageErrorHandler.processErrors(OAPageErrorHandler.java:1435) at
oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageBean.processFormRequest(OAPageBean.java:2850) at
oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageBean.preparePage(OAPageBean.java:1838) at
oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageBean.preparePage(OAPageBean.java:536) at
oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageBean.preparePage(OAPageBean.java:424)

Steps
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Use the last timecard template
2.Check the Exclude Hours and Overwrite Entry Check-boxes
3. Try to delete the line

Changes

 When user tries to delete a row on a timecard by checking both 'Exclude Hours' & 'Overwrite' check box it leads to Null Pointer exception as timecard properties are set to NULL value.

Cause

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