New Group Data Entry Post Returns a Numeric Only Field Format Error With Group ID = NEXT

(Doc ID 2159702.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 09, 2016

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise CS Student Financials - Version 9 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On CS 9 Bundle 40 with PeopleTools 8.55 an error is returned when attempting to create a new Group for Group Post. The error is not returned when using CS 9 Bundle 40 with PeopleTools 8.54

This issue has also been reported in Campus Solutions release 9.2 in Bug 22906897 - ADDING A NEW GROUP ENTRY ID FAILS ON TOOLS 8.55. 

Numeric Only field format error. Please reenter.
Only numeric characters are permitted in this field

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

  1. open the Create Group Data Entries page (Main Menu > Student Financials > Charges and Payments > Group Processing > Create Group Data Entries)
  2. click the Add a New Value tab, the Group ID = NEXT defaults in, click the Add button
  3. the error is returned



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