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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.


On : PeopleTools 8.54.07

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


Diff / Merge page should be successful.

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.

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


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