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Accessibility: configuring WarnBeforeChange dialog



After using the PegaWAI (accessibility) ruleset, a WarnBeforeChange dialog is displayed when refreshing the screen.

The current message does not indicate what is occurring. How do you configure and/or remove this? 

Error Messages

Not Applicable

Steps to Reproduce

Use the PegaWAI ruleset and interact with the UI to refresh the screen to observe the error.

Root Cause

During the assembly of the HTML fragment WorkFormAccessible it references the field value WarnBeforeChangeWindow. The query used in the lookip, for this field value, fails as it returns empty results.


You can disable this dialog if you wish by overriding the When rule, WarnBeforeChangingWindow, to return false.

If you need to customize the message being displayed you can override the field value of 

The fact that it continues to display the name of the field value instead of the message is a defect in Pegasystems’ code/rules. This issue is resolved in Pega 7.1.8.

As a local-change in Pega 7.1.7,
modify prconfig.xml file to add the following setting to get this feature to work correctly.

<env name="fua/enableappcentricsharedentrieslookup" value="false" />

Published June 23, 2015 - Updated October 8, 2020

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