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PDF Document Generation Failure (Doc ID 1625771.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 11, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Purchasing - Version 12.0.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On : 12.0.6 version, Approvals - Req, PO

When approving purchase orders (PO), the concurrent request POXPOPDF module: PO Output for Communication fails with the following error:

After printutil method:Tue Jan 28 17:18:30 AST 2014
m_pdf is not null
Calling StorePDF()
Preparing to archive the PDF..
getArchiveOn(): null
  getArchiveOn()=null m_viewOrCommunicate=View
getArchiveOn(): null
 genDoc() : Exceptionjava.lang.NullPointerException
rolling back the complete program

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Create a PO and submit it for approval.
2. As approver approve the PO, after which the concurrent request POXPOPDF module: PO Output for Communication is being launched.
3. This fails with the above mentioned error.


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