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Adding columns to existing Data Type returns NPE


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Adding columns to an existing Data Type returns a NullPointerException.

Error Messages


Steps to Reproduce

1. Add a new column to an existing Data Type.

Root Cause

A software use or operation error as user were trying to add columns of existing property type.


Here’s the explanation for the reported behavior:
When you add a new column the property should not be defined in advance as the add column process also creates the property.

Published March 18, 2016 - Updated October 8, 2020

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