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oracle.adf.mds.MetadataDefException Unable to Find Component with Absolute Reference (Doc ID 1413024.1)

Last updated on MARCH 20, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Self-Service Human Resources - Version 12.1.3 and later
Oracle Sales - Version 12.2.6 to 12.2.6 [Release 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Attempting to use newly defined Personalization 'Message Styled: Text: Email' on HR Views, 'Save Search' errors:

oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException: oracle.adf.mds.MetadataDefException: Unable to find component with absolute reference = /oracle/apps/per/selfservice/hrviews/webui/SprPersSearchbPG.FndNestedRegion1.Satec_Emails, XML Path = null. Please verify that the reference is valid and the definition of the component exists either on the File System or in the MDS Repository.
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException.wrapperException(
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OACustomizationCOHelper.isExcludedStyleForTable(

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

1. HR Professional V4.0
2. HR Views
3. From the search people page, click: Personalize Person Search Results
4. Click create item
5. Fill in the fields to create 'test_email' > Save
6. Return to Application
7. The new field appeared correctly
8. Click on Save Search > the error occurs


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