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Survey with multiple checkbox answers fails



Error message displays on screen when running a survey containing complex questions with multiple checkboxes. The answer property of the complex question is mapped to a value list embedded in a Single Page in Work class. 

Error Messages

The property pyWorkPage.<page_name>.<property> was of mode String while adoptDictionaryDefinition(ImmutablePropertyInfo, boolean, boolean) was expecting String List mode. Details: the mode has been reset to match the property's definition.

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Create a survey.
  2. Create a question page and a complex question.
  3. Select Multiple checkboxes answer mode.
  4. Map the answer property to a Value List embedded in a page. For example, <page_name>.<valueList_porperty_name>
  5. Run the survey. 

Root Cause

A defect in Pegasystems’ code or rules.


Apply HFix-42620


Published October 9, 2018 - Updated December 2, 2021

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