R12: Error Page Using Budget Wizard When List of Values are Not Used: java.lang.NullPointerException

(Doc ID 565002.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 22, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle General Ledger - Version 12.0.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur on any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to use Budget Wizard in General Ledger or WebADI the following error occurs:

ERROR

"You have encountered an unexpected error. Please contact the System Administrator for assistance."

Exception Details:

This issue occurs only for some users, and when values are manually entered into any field rather than using the List of Values (LOVs). Use of LOV does not cause an issue for any user. 

 
STEPS TO REPRODUCE:


The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Budgets > Launch Budget Wizard
2. Viewer: Excel 2003
3. Data is entered, without using LOVs.
4. Error page is shown, with 'Click here for exception details.'




 

Cause

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