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Error on executing flow when currency data type is implemented



User implements a currency data type for Pega Survey questionnaire. However, an error occurs on executing the flow.

Error Messages

Contact System Administrator

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Create a property of type Decimal 
  2. Resave the DataType property rule into the application
  3. Add a new value called Currency
  4. Copy SimpleQuestionFreeformDate into SimpleQuestionFreeformCurrency in the application ruleset
  5. Replace date input by currency input
  6. Check the display as Read-only flag
  7. Perform a Save As of the TemplateForFreeFormTypes rule into the application
  8. Map currency to the new SimpleQuestionFreeformCurrency template
  9. Create a Question rule by mapping the Decimal type property
  10. Select Currency for format
  11. Include the question in a survey
  12. Run the survey

Root Cause

A defect in Pegasystems’ code or rules. Question page smart shape or Survey smart shape does not render in the Template mode. 


Perform the following local-change:
Use the Question smart shape instead of the Question page or Survey smart shape in the flow.



Published July 30, 2020 - Updated December 2, 2021

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