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First operand of . is NULL Error in MSS Team Time Page When Submitting Timesheet for Direct Reportee (Doc ID 2887839.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 13, 2022

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise HCM Time and Labor - Version 9.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When Manager tries to submits Timesheet for the Direct Reportee, System throws below error.

"First operand of . is NULL, so cannot access member hasPending.
FUNCLIB_TL_WEEK.TL_AWE_FUNC.FieldFormula  Name:AutoApprove  PCPC:44342 Statement:430
Called from:TL_ENTER_TIME_FLU.GBL.SavePostChange  Statement:8
The first operand of the dot operator is the NULL value, indicating the lack of any object value. As a consequence, the given method or property cannot be used."

Issue occurs when "Enable Auto Approvals" is checked.

Manager could submit Timesheet for the Employee without any issue for the 1st
and 2nd day of the week without any issue.

Error occurs when Timesheet is submitted for the remaining days of the week.

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

1) Enable Auto Approval should be checked.
Main Menu –> Setup HCM -> Install -> Product Specific -> Time and Labor Installation -> Configurations

2) Login as Manager.

3) Submit the Timesheet for the Direct Reportee for 1st and 2nd day of the week. Make sure the Timesheet entry is approved automatically.

4) Try submitting the Timesheet for remaining days of the week.




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