Earnings Element Errors with APP-PAY-51120 and "FORMULA_ERROR_TEXT Invalid number at line 140" and "An attempt was made to convert a character string to a number, but the character string did not contain a valid numeric literal." (Doc ID 1472050.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 20, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Payroll - Version 12.1 and later
Oracle HRMS (US) - Version 12.1 and later
Oracle HRMS (Canada) - Version 12.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms


When attempting to Run a Quickpay , the following error occurs.

"Error was encountered when processing assignment 27255
Error was encountered when processing Element Type Regular OTL Hours
Error was encountered when processing formula REGULAR_OTL_HOURS_HOURS_X_RATE
An error occurred during formula execution:
  
Invalid number at line 140 of REGULAR_OTL_HOURS_HOURS_X_RATE (Object ASG_HOURLY_SALARY)
  
Cause: An attempt was made to convert a character string to a number, but the character string did
Invalid number at line 140 of REGULAR_OTL_HOURS_HOURS_X_RATE (Object ASG_HOURLY_SALARY)

 

Error with PYUPIP turned on:

 

HR_51118_HRPROC_ERR_OCC_ON_ASG
ASGNO 27255
APP-PAY-51118: Error was encountered when processing assignment 27255
    In  { pyxipmt
message text = Error was encountered when processing assignment 27255
message level = F,F
payroll_id text = 61
source_id text = 4,4075
line_text = 54, Error was encountered when processing assignment 27255
    Out } pyxipmt
    In  { pylogpop
    Out } pylogpop
HR_51119_HRPROC_ERR_OCC_ON_ET
ETNAME Regular OTL Hours
APP-PAY-51119: Error was encountered when processing Element Type Regular OTL Hours
    In  { pyxipmt
message text = Error was encountered when processing Element Type Regular OTL Ho
urs
message level = F,F
payroll_id text = 61
source_id text = 4,4075
line_text = 68, Error was encountered when processing Element Type Regular OTL H
ours
    Out } pyxipmt
    In  { pylogpop
    Out } pylogpop
HR_51120_HRPROC_ERR_OCC_ON_FML
FMLANAME REGULAR_OTL_HOURS_HOURS_X_RATE
APP-PAY-51120: Error was encountered when processing formula REGULAR_OTL_HOURS_HOURS_X_RATE
    In  { pyxipmt
message text = Error was encountered when processing formula REGULAR_OTL_HOURS_H
OURS_X_RATE
message level = F,F
payroll_id text = 61
source_id text = 4,4075
line_text = 76, Error was encountered when processing formula REGULAR_OTL_HOURS_
HOURS_X_RATE
    Out } pyxipmt
    In  { pylogpop
    Out } pylogpop
HR_6867_HRPROC_FMLA_ORA_ERR
ORACLE_ERROR_TEXT
FORMULA_ERROR_TEXT Invalid number at line 140 of REGULAR_OTL_HOURS_HOURS_X_RATE
(Object ASG_HOURLY_SALARY)

 

 


Steps to Reproduce:

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

  1. Submit a QP on an employee in CA BG in new install and it ends in error with error in log file.

Changes

Changes made to the system

  1. HZ: Reference Territory
  2. ICX: Territory have been set from default of United States to Canada

Another instance was checked from which this instance was created from and the defaults are in place and issue does not take place:
Default of United States

  1. HZ: Reference Territory
  2. ICX: Territory have been set from default of United States to Canada

Cause

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