EEX 9.2: First Operand of . is NULL, Cannot Access Member Pending Lines Error Message Displayed When Saving Expense Report Created From Cash Advance. (Doc ID 1948822.1)

Last updated on MAY 02, 2016

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise FIN Expenses - Version 9.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When Saving Expense Report Created From Cash Advance Employee Receives Accounting Date Is Required Message

ERROR
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"Warning - You must enter Accounting Date. Accounting Date is required".

Once clicked on OK, another Warning --The Expense Accounting Date, , is not open - When clicked on OK third message says "First operand of . is NULL, so cannot access member pendingLines. (180,236) TE_SHEET_LINES.Activate

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Navigate to Travel and Expenses > Manage Employee information > Update Profile and open the employee profile of an employee and under user defaults tab, please select default creation method for expense report is to copy from travel auth and save.
2. Now create an expense report for the same employee and note that the copy from travel auth is defaulted.
3. Select a Travel authorization and click on ok and enter all required fields and click on summary and submit.
4. Click ok on confirmation page and note that the above error message is displayed.

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, user cant submit an expense report if they copy from travel authorization.

Cause

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