ETL9.1 TimeSheet Gives Error First operand of . is NULL, so cannot access member Sort. (180,236) When Pre Populate Method Is Prior Period (Doc ID 2096378.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 12, 2016

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

On : 9.1 version, Technical

PeopleCode error from self service reported time elapsed page (TL_RPTD_ELP) page in HCM9.1 Demo.

Login as PS/PS to HCM 9.1 Demo (bundle 19 and PT8.53.20) and got following error from Self-service>> Time Reporting>> Report Time>> Timesheet
 First operand of . is NULL, so cannot access member Sort. (180,236) FUNCLIB_TL_WEEK.TR_WEEK_INIT_FUNC.FieldFormula Name:PrePopGrid PCPC:76291 Statement:876

ERROR
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 First operand of . is NULL, so cannot access member Sort. (180,236) FUNCLIB_TL_WEEK.TR_WEEK_INIT_FUNC.FieldFormula Name:PrePopGrid PCPC:76291 Statement:876
Called from:FUNCLIB_TL_WEEK.TR_ELP_GRID_LOAD.FieldFormula Name:ElapsedGridLoad Statement:367
Called from:FUNCLIB_TL_WEEK.TR_WEEK_INIT_FUNC.FieldFormula Name:ExternalTSEntry Statement:84
Called from:TL_MSS_EE_SRCH_PRD.GBL.PostBuild Statement:61

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Navigate to timesheet page First operand of . is NULL, so cannot access member Sort. (180,236) FUNCLIB_TL_WEEK.TR_WEEK_INIT_FUNC.FieldFormula Name:PrePopGrid PCPC:76291 Statement:876
2. It gives error


BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot use timesheet. Unable to enter their time.

Cause

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