E-AD: Application Designer Crashes When Comparing and Merging Page Definitions (Doc ID 1999487.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 01, 2016

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.54 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : PeopleTools 8.54.07

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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Application Designer Crashes When Comparing and Merging Page Definitions.

When the user tries to merge attributes and properties from Source to Target using the A and B buttons on the Diff / Merge Page interface, Application Designer would crash and nothing is merged.

 

Comparing and Merging Page Definitions is documented in the Application Designer Lifecycle Management Guide Peoplebook:

PeopleSoft PeopleTools 8.54 > Application Designer Lifecycle Management Guide > Comparing and Merging Page Definitions

http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E55243_01/pt854pbr0/eng/pt/tlcm/task_ComparingandMergingPageDefinitions-0773a6.html

 

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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Diff / Merge page should be successful.

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1. In Application Designer, open the page definition that you want to compare.

2.Select Diff / Merge Page, and then select from Database. Both target and source Databases are on PeopleTools 8.54.07

3. Fields don't match.

3. Click B to merge a page field, a control, or the properties of a field, to your target database.

4. Application Designer disappears.

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users can't compare and merge page definitions.

Cause

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