Flexfield View Generator Completes In Error With More Than 256 Columns

(Doc ID 2182777.1)

Last updated on APRIL 05, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Application Object Library - Version 11.5.10.2 to 12.2 [Release 11.5 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Flexfield View Generator completes in error.

Whenever a Descriptive Flexfield (DFF)  is compiled successfully the program Flexfield View Generator fails with the following error:

FDFVGN module: Flexfield View Generator
+---------------------------------------------------------------------------+

The flexfield view generator cannot create a view with more than 256 columns.

Your descriptive flexfield contains more than 253 uniquely named segments. Change the names of some of your context-sensitive segments so that they share names

Steps to Replicate:

1. Unfreeze the DFF
2. Add a segment value to an existing context
3. Freeze the flexfield
4. Compile the flexfield

Changes

 

Cause

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