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Unable to get property childNodes of undefined or null reference

SA-27045

Summary



Errors are thrown while referencing custom control that uses ClientValidation.

Error Messages



error:https://customer360/prweb/sso/msnT-m0j2NlQ9Pb7FjWo-
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420987!pzpega_ui_jquery_1796787788!pega_ui_harness_11536110876!pega_ui_harness_deferred_13661915080!pzpega_uwt_data_1574146947.js
!pzpega_uwt_ui_1911306593.js!pega_ui_textarea_12413576588.js!pega_tools_xmldocument_1921449085.js!csvalid_11722449026.js!pega_validat
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Unable to get property 'childNodes' of undefined or null reference

ERROR:
error:https://customer360/prweb/sso/msnT-m0j2NlQ9Pb7FjWo-
A%5B%5B*/webwb/pega_desktop_domainsuffix_1819019784.js!pega_yui_13833664524!desktopwrapper_12997951049!pzautomationscripts_18644209
87!pzpega_ui_jquery_1796787788!pega_ui_harness_11536110876!pega_ui_harness_deferred_13661915080!pzpega_uwt_data_1574146947.js!pzpega
_uwt_ui_1911306593.js!pega_ui_textarea_12413576588.js!pega_tools_xmldocument_1921449085.js!csvalid_11722449026.js!pega_validators_1190044
9385.js!input_formatter_11228896900.js!layoutincludes_11601111592!pzcalldeferredfieldvalues_11755658447.js!!.js[1655:4207] Unable to get property
'selectNodes' of undefined or null reference

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Create a custom control that uses ClientValidation control.
  2. Reference a field using this control on the form.
  3. Submit the assignment or screen. Observe the error when submitting or when tabbing out from field.

Root Cause



A defect in Pegasystems’ code or rules.

Resolution



Apply HFix-29123.

Published August 21, 2016 - Updated August 23, 2016

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