SIT: Unable to Retrieve Values in Independant/Dependant Fields Using Value Set of List Type Poplist (Doc ID 1604139.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Self-Service Human Resources - Version 11.5.10.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 11.5.10.2 version, EIT and SIT

HR_PF.K.RUP.7 - Patch 17161889 OAF 11.5.10 Consolidated Update

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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Special Information: when selecting a value in a dependent segment, the other independent segment values are cleared.

On  environments patched with patch 17161889 OAF 11.5.10 Consolidated Update,
It's not possible to retrieve values in independant/dependant fields using value set of List Type: Poplist.
If values are entered in the other segments, when trying to select a value in the independant/dependant fields using value set of List Type: Poplist, all fields are cleared.

This is not happening on one environment where patch 17161889 OAF 11.5.10 Consolidated Update is not applied.



STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. xx Employee Self-Service
2. xx Special information
3. Try to select a value in the first poplist, the value is not retrieved in the field
4. Enter values in the other fields
5. Try to select a value in the first poplist
6. All fields are cleared

SET UP
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A. Value sets

XXEA_HR_DEC_REASON
List Type: Poplist
Security Type: No Security
Format Type: Char
Maximum Size: 150

Validation Type: Dependent


XXEA_HR_DEC_YES_NO
List Type: Poplist
Security Type: No Security
Format Type: Char
Maximum Size: 40

Validation Type: independent



XX_HR_DEC_MGR_SIGN_OFF

List Type: Poplist
Security Type: No Security
Format Type: Char
Maximum Size: 150

Validation Type: independent

B. Values

Value set: XXEA_HR_DEC_YES_NO
Independent with values: Yes No

Name: XXEA_HR_DEC_YES_NO
Dependent Value set: XXEA_HR_DEC_REASON
Independent Value: Yes
Values
Employment
Financial
Living
etc
none

Name: XXEA_HR_DEC_YES_NO
Dependent Value set: XXEA_HR_DEC_REASON
Independent Value: Yes
Values
Employment
Financial
Living
etc
none

XXEA_HR_DEC_MGR_SIGN
Independent
Values:
I acknowledge
Iam looking into
I have read


C. SIT Structure

Name: EAD Declaration Of Interest

Segments:
Number: 10
Name: Is there a declaration ?
Window Prompt: Segments:
Number: SEGMENT1
Value Set: XXEA_HR_DEC_YES_NO
This segment is mandatory

Number: 20
Name: Reason for declaration
Window Prompt: Reason for declaration
Column:SEGMENT2
Value Set: XXEA_HR_DEC_REASON
This segment is mandatory

Number: 30
Name:Short description
Window Prompt: Short description
Column: SEGMENT3
Value Set: 150 characters optional

Number: 40
Name: Name of Commercial
Window Prompt: Name of Commercial
Column: SEGMENT4
Value Set:150 characters optional

Number: 50
Name: Line Manager Sign Off
Window Prompt: Line Manager Sign Off
Column:SEGMENT5
Value Set: XX_HR_DEC_MGR_SIGN_OFF

Number: 60
Name: If Required, Action taken
Window Prompt: If Required, Action taken
Column: SEGMENT6
Value Set:150 characters optional


FILE VERSIONS
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Environment without the issue
OAFlexUtils.java 115.5
OAWebBeanPickListHelper.java 115.101

Environmen with the issue
OAFlexUtils.java 115.5.115107.2
OAWebBeanPickListHelper.java 115.101.115107.2


BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
It has been reported that a few of our S.I.T are not behaving as expected. It is effecting the selecting of poplists where when you click on an option it resets the screen to null.
The poplists that are effected are only those with dependants as many of the independants can still be selected.
Users are unable to enter there details in the Self Service S.I.T for several areas.

Cause

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