Open and Save On-Line Layout Looses Table Inside a Repeating Group

(Doc ID 2396869.1)

Last updated on MAY 09, 2018

Applies to:

BI Publisher (formerly XML Publisher) - Version 12c and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 12.2.1.3.0 BI Publisher
ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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Cannot save changes made in a report.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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Modifying a layout in a report, the changes should be maintained.

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Log in to BI Publisher.
2. Select any report using an on-line layout (XPT).
3. Click on edit make changes, for example adding a table in a repeating group.
4. Save changes.
5. Edit the layout again, the changes are gone, there is nothing in the repeating group.

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot save changes for report.

Cause

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