Forms and Approval Builder Error when Click Preview Approval Button on a Cancelled Form: "Transaction is already submitted for approval (approval process thread 42). (18081, 1014)" (Doc ID 2089138.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 15, 2015

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise HCM Human Resources - Version 9.2 to 9.2 [Release 9]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The following error occurs when we click on "Preview Approval" button of a Form with status="Cancelled" after we have modified a value of its fields:

ERROR

Transaction (SEQ_NBR=5) is already submitted for approval (approval process thread 42). (18081, 1014)
EOAW_CORE.DEFN.AppDef.OnExecute Name:Instantiate PCPC:7012 Statement:75
Called from EOAW_CORE.LaunchManager.OnExecute Name: PrepareToSubmit Statement:162
Called from FORM.CONTROLLER.FormController.OnExecute Name:formAppWrk_PreviewPB_FieldChange Statement 258
Called from FORM_ADD.GBL.FORM_APPR_WK.EOAW_PREVIEW.Fieldchange Statement:1


STEPS

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

1. Design a Form
2. Activate the form:
3. Launch the created Form, filling the information from its fields and Save it
4. Submit the form
5. Click on Cancel Approval:
6. Change the value for one of its fields
7. Click on Save and then click on Preview Approval, approval page will be displayed without any issue
8. Now click OK and change the value of the field again in the Form page
9. Save the form
10. Click on Preview Approval => the message error (18081, 1014) occurs

 

Cause

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