12c Repeating Section Changes are not Saved in the Layout Editor

(Doc ID 2378220.1)

Last updated on APRIL 03, 2018

Applies to:

BI Publisher (formerly XML Publisher) - Version 12.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 12.2 version, Enterprise

When attempting to add a repeating section into a layout template, the following error occurs.

ERROR
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2017-12-11T14:52:37.920-08:00] [bi_server1] [ERROR] [] [oracle.xdo] [tid: 394] [userId: ] [ecid: 3e1dea67-3ffb-4b1f-9fbf-abbda484632b-000007d5,0:10] [APP: bipublisher] [partition-name: DOMAIN] [tenant-name: GLOBAL] [SI-Key: ssi]
Switch to default layout because requested layout is null:






Changes

 The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Alter an existing layout template by inserting a data table into a repeating section.
2. Save and exit the editor.
3. Edit the layout again, the changes are not saved.

Cause

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