Support Article

Error in Export/Import functionality using Report definition

SA-36373

Summary



User is getting an error when including a function in one of the columns (for example, @touppercase -- to convert values to uppercase) of Report Definition and using export or import option in the Data type.


Error Messages





The reference @pxUpperCase(.Description) is not valid. Reason: unexpected character '@' at position 0, expected start of name or a dot


Steps to Reproduce



1) Create a data table with a Report definition 'DataTableCLassEditor'.
2) Include a function in one of the columns (for ex., @touppercase -- to copnvert values to uppercase).
3) Use the export /Import option in the Data type.The reference @pxUpperCase(.Description) is not valid.
Reason: unexpected character '@' at position 0, expected start of name or a dot -- exception will occur


Root Cause



Function columns are getting ignored while adding to D_pzScalarPropertiesOfClass.

Resolution



Apply HFix-33568.

Published April 12, 2017 - Updated April 25, 2017

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