Click On Create Expense Report Button And Get Java Error: NumberFormatException: null (Doc ID 1986201.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Expenses - Version 11.5.10.2 to 12.2.4 [Release 11.5 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 12.1.3 version, Expense Entry

From Expenses Homepage click on Create Expense Report Button and get Java Error


ERROR
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You have encountered an unexpected error. Please contact the System Administrator for assistance.

Error Page
Exception Details.
oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException: java.lang.NumberFormatException: null
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)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAApplicationModuleImpl.invokeMethod(OAApplicationModuleImpl.java:720)
at oracle.apps.ap.oie.webui.ExpensesCO.processRequest(ExpensesCO.java:295)
at oracle.apps.ap.oie.entry.webui.EntryFlowPageCO.processRequest(EntryFlowPageCO.java:57)

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## Detail 0 ##
java.lang.NumberFormatException: null
at java.lang.Integer.parseInt(Integer.java:415)
at java.lang.Integer.parseInt(Integer.java:497)
at oracle.apps.ap.oie.server.ExpensesAMImpl.getEmployeeIdInTransaction(ExpensesAMImpl.java:4104)
at oracle.apps.ap.oie.server.ExpensesAMImpl.initNewReport(ExpensesAMImpl.java:4560)
at oracle.apps.ap.oie.server.ExpensesAMImpl.init(ExpensesAMImpl.java:4426)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:39)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:25)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:597)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAUtility.invokeMethod(OAUtility.java:190)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAApplicationModuleImpl.invokeMethod(OAApplicationModuleImpl.java:720)
at oracle.apps.ap.oie.webui.ExpensesCO.processRequest(ExpensesCO.java:295)
at oracle.apps.ap.oie.entry.webui.EntryFlowPageCO.processRequest(EntryFlowPageCO.java:57)



STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. From Expenses Homepage click on Create Expense Report button
2. Error raised.


Cause

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