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Element Database Item Can Not Be Referenced After Being Setup (Doc ID 392252.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 03, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Payroll - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Problem Statement:

After setup an entry value as a database item, it can not be referenced within the fast formula when trying to declare it. An error message is thrown stating:

Alias for 'XXXX_START_DATE_ENTRY_VALUE' is not a database item.

This Input Value is as type of Date but for other types within the same element such as Hours or Money, can be aliased with no issue.

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Create an Element
  2. Create Input Values 'Start Date' and 'End Date'.
  3. Input the Name, Unit, Sequence, User Enterable.
  4. Select the option 'Database Item'.
  5. Select  formula
  6. Modify the formula giving the error on the alias statement of 'XXXX_START_DATE_ENTRY_VALUE'


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