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.

Symptoms

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. 

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


STEPS
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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

 

Cause

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