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Custom category not set as default for attachment



On setting a custom attachment category in the Attach Content control, the default File category is retrieved.

Error Messages

Not Applicable

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Create a custom category.

  2. Configure the Attach Content control.

  3. Select the custom category in the Attach Content control on a section.
  4. Open the section.
  5. Click the Attach Content button to attach a file. When selecting a file, the Category defaults to File instead of the Custom category selected in control's configuration.

Root Cause

A defect in Pegasystems’ code or rules.


Perform the following local-change:

In the Work-.pzInitAttachContent  activity, pass the current Parameter page to the InitAttachmentPage activity to pass the Attachment category parameter.

This feature is implemented in Pega Platform 8.4.

Published December 2, 2021

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