After Compiling CUSTOM Forms From R11 To R12 Got FRM-18108 Error And The Fields Got Displaced

(Doc ID 1505584.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 04, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Application Object Library - Version 11.5.10.2 to 12.2.4 [Release 11.5 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After compiling CUSTOM Forms from R11 to R12, the fields got displaced or missing, as you can see on the following screenshots: 

Picture 1.  The canvas in forms builder shows the fields ordered in two columns.

 

Picture 2.  Once on Apps, the fields in the form looks displaced, some of them are superposed upon the others, and there are additional fields too, that doesn't appear on the forms builder screen.

 

Also tried to create a simple Form from scratch, using the new TEMPLATE.fmb from R12, but got the same results -- misplaced labels and fields. 

After reviewing the process in detail, we noticed that the following error appears when compiling the CUSTOM Form through the frmcmp_batch.sh utility:

 

Changes

 No recent changes other than the upgrade.  

 

Cause

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