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Custom Excel Template For BI Publisher Fails With Java.lang.NullPointerException (Doc ID 2565395.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 08, 2021

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

Applying a new template for Excel in EBS 12.2 results in the following error


ERROR
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[7/2/19 8:54:09 AM] [562966:RT108630236] Output file was found but is zero sized - Deleted
[7/2/19 8:54:09 AM] [UNEXPECTED] [562966:RT108630236] java.lang.NullPointerException
  at java.io.FileInputStream.(FileInputStream.java:116)
  at oracle.apps.xdo.template.excel.ExcelController.processActionLanguage(ExcelController.java:334)
  at oracle.apps.xdo.template.excel.ExcelController.process(ExcelController.java:241)
  at oracle.apps.xdo.template.ExcelProcessor.process(ExcelProcessor.java:245)
  at oracle.apps.xdo.oa.schema.server.TemplateHelper.runProcessTemplate(TemplateHelper.java:6214)
  at oracle.apps.xdo.oa.schema.server.TemplateHelper.processTemplate(TemplateHelper.java:3470)
  at oracle.apps.xdo.oa.schema.server.TemplateHelper.processTemplate(TemplateHelper.java:3559)
  at oracle.apps.fnd.cp.opp.XMLPublisherProcessor.process(XMLPublisherProcessor.java:311)
  at oracle.apps.fnd.cp.opp.OPPRequestThread.run(OPPRequestThread.java:184)


 

Cause

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