BPA External Template with Formatting Fields gives XML Parsing Error: no element found (Doc ID 1936880.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 14, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Bill Presentment Architecture - Version 12 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
ARBPIPCP BPA Child program

Symptoms

 Customer is using External templates in BPA with fields contains Format which is valid in BI XML Publisher
The rtf template has some formatting fields which is coming as it is when we are mapping template field with data sources’s field.
For e.g.,
<?format-number(EXTENDED_AMOUNT,'#.##0,00','EUR')?> tag in RTF template.
When we upload this RTF in BPA the xml tag getting generated as
<?format-number(EXTENDED_AMOUNT,'#.##0,00','EUR')?> which is resulting in error as xml not able to support this tag. 
It could be anything for e.g., xdoxslt:to_number(tax_amount) 

Cause

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