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Rule resolution issue with Property-set method



Property name ‘TestProperty” present in 2 classess

XX-XX-XXX-Data-Customer inherits from Data-Party
  • TestProperty – No Max length restriction
  • TestProperty- 5 Max length restriction
 User is using activity to set value using property-set method. System enforced 5 max length restrictions for TestProperty in XX-XX-XXX-Data-Customer. 

Error Messages

"More than 20 Characters for testing Purpose" is too long, maximum length allowed is 5

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Create TestProperty in XX-XX-XXX-Data-Customer (inherit from Data-Party)
  2. Create TestProperty in Data-Party
  3. Create activity to set value to TestProperty in XX-XX-XXX-Data-Customer
  4. Define TestPage (point to work class) , .pyWorkParty(Customer)( points to XX-XX-XXX-Data-Customer)   in Pages & classes
  5. For property-set method give TestPage as Step page
  6. Give .pyWorkParty(Customer).TestProperty as target and "More than 20 Characters for testing Purpose"  as source for property-set

Root Cause

The root cause of this problem is a defect in Pegasystems’ code/rules. and this will be fixed in future releases. 


This issue is resolved through the following local change: Issue is resolved by providing TestPage.pyWorkParty(Customer)  as step page instead of TestPage for property-set method.

Published June 12, 2015 - Updated October 8, 2020

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