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Property-Exist is true for non-existing embedded page property

SA-34035

Summary



After upgrading from PRPC 6.2 to Pega 7.2 the Property-Exist function is returning true for properties which do not exist.


Error Messages



Not Applicable


Steps to Reproduce

  1. Create an Activity.
  2. In the first step's precondition, check the value of an embedded page property, that does not exist on clipboard, with a condition.
  3. In the next step's precondition, check the value of the same embedded page property using Property-Exist function.
  4. Observe that the Property-Exist condition evaluates to true.


Root Cause



An issue in the custom application code or rules.

This behavior of When rules was changed in the Pega 7 series, a When rule will create the property if it does not exist.

Resolution



Perform the following local-change:

An implementation change is necessary to accommodate the updated behavior.

In this above described scenario for example, if one switched the pre-conditions.order both would report their targeted values.

Published February 22, 2017 - Updated March 20, 2017


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