R12: OIE: Why Is A NPE(NULL POINTER EXCEPTION) Thrown on the Expense Details Form? (Doc ID 1913005.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 17, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Expenses - Version 12.1.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
NPE(NULL POINTER EXCEPTION)
Expense Details form

Goal

 When attempting to Click on Details icon on Cash and Other Expenses page the following error occurs:

You have encountered an unexpected error. Please contact the System Administrator for assistance.
Click here for exception details

Exception Details:
oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException: java.lang.NullPointerException
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException.wrapperException(OAException.java:912)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException.wrapperException(OAException.java:886)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException.wrapperInvocationTargetException(OAException.java:1009)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAUtility.invokeMethod(OAUtility.java:211)

## Detail 0 ##
java.lang.NullPointerException
at oracle.apps.ap.oie.common.server.ExpenseReportLinesVORowImpl.updateReceiptRequired(ExpenseReportLinesVORowImpl.java:701)
at oracle.apps.ap.oie.common.server.OIECommonAMImpl.ChangeExpenseType(OIECommonAMImpl.java:1098)
at oracle.apps.ap.oie.common.server.OIECommonAMImpl.InitializeSDP(OIECommonAMImpl.java:911)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)

Steps to Recreate
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
    1. Internet Expenses
    2. Create Expense report with required information in cash and other other page
    3. Select expense Lines Click on Details Button
    4. Above error occurs

Why is this occurring?

Solution

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