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"cannot render section" Error



When user is making a change and hitting save while using quick edit in PMF, it casues the system to say "cannot render section". Also, it does not save the changes.

Error Messages

"cannot render section" Error

Steps to Reproduce

  1.  Open the Quick Edit function.
  2.  Save the edit.

Root Cause

A defect in Pegasystems’ code or rules .  When saving the changes, the report definition GetAppInfo is run.  This report has a join condition on the property PegaCustFoundation-Data-ApplicationDetails!SystemName.  As this property is not exposed, attempting to run the Report results in the following error:
** ** One of the join conditions involving the following unoptimized property is not allowed, since it can severely degrade performance: .SystemName. Revise the join conditions or optimize the property.


Perform the following local-change:

​Use the process in Pega Help document with PDN "How to Expose a property as a database column" ( to expose the property PegaCustFoundation-Data-ApplicationDetails.SystemName.

Published March 5, 2016 - Updated December 2, 2021

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