Getting Null Operand . Is Null So Cannot Access Member Error Message On Approval (Doc ID 1280264.1)

Last updated on JULY 03, 2017

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise HRMS Time and Labor - Version 9.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

This document was originally created as a workaround when issue got reported for first time as this did resolve issue for customers successfully. Later it was fixed by development under Incident #2018022000 : ETL9.1: AWE Payable Time page does not show employees when time is adjusted,  indiviaduald resolution (849662) and bundle 5 (843102).


Why the below error is encountered when a row is clicked under :

Manager Self Service > Time Management >Approve Time and Exceptions> Payable Time
Getting the following error message when trying to approve specific people:
First operand of . is NULL, so cannot access member ApproveByRowSet. (180,236) EOAW_CORE.ApprovalManager.OnExecute Name:DoApproveRowSet PCPC:5411 Statement:81
Called from:HMAF_AWE.WRAPPERS.ApprovalManager.OnExecute Name:DoApproveRowSet Statement:35
Called from:FUNCLIB_TL_WEEK.TL_AWE_FUNC.FieldFormula Name:ProcessNA Statement:712
Called from:TL_SRCH_APPRV_GRP.GBL.SavePostChange Statement:216
The first operand of the dot operator is the NULL value, indicating the lack of any object value. As a consequence, the given method or property cannot be used.


Solution

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