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When Opening a Notification from Worklist throwing Exception Error (Doc ID 2379528.1)

Last updated on APRIL 01, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Self-Service Human Resources - Version 12.2.7 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 12.2.7 version, Workflow,Approval,Common Funct

When attempting to Open a notification the following error occurs.

ERROR
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oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException: java.lang.NullPointerExceptionat oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException.wrapperException(OAException.java:912)at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanHelper.java:661)at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanContainerHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanContainerHelper.java:283)at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.beans.layout.OAHeaderBean.processRequest(OAHeaderBean.java:391)at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequestChildren(OAWebBeanHelper.java:1073)at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequestChildren(OAWebBeanHelper.java:1040)at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanHelper.java:704)

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## Detail 0 ##java.lang.NullPointerExceptionat oracle.apps.fnd.i18n.common.util.Calendar.setTime(Calendar.java:835)
at oracle.apps.fnd.i18n.common.text.SimpleDateFormat.format(SimpleDateFormat.java:696)
at oracle.apps.fnd.i18n.common.text.DateFormat.format(DateFormat.java:411)
at oracle.apps.fnd.i18n.common.text.DefaultDateFormatter.format(DefaultDateFormatter.java:108)
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STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1. Opening a Notification from the worklist

2. The above exception error raises


Cause

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