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OOTB Cancel button performs client side validations



OOTB Cancel button on any assignment performs client side validation for required fields.
Ideally, user is trying to cancel the current assignment and hence, the validation must not occur.
Additionally, it performs close operation on the assignment and exactly cancel.

Error Messages

Validation are triggered whereas the user is cancelling the assignment.

Steps to Reproduce

Have a section with required checkbox checked.
Open the assignment with this section
Click on Cancel from the OOTB Submit/Cancel button.

Root Cause

The root cause of this problem is a defect in Pegasystems’ code/rules.
bClientValidforReviewAction is default set to true.


This issue is resolved through the following local change: A
pply the below local change in the Userworkform HTML fragment

pega.u.d.bClientValidforReviewAction = false; 

Published January 31, 2016 - Updated October 8, 2020

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