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Unable to rename an abstract class - Wizard expects a hyphen.

SA-2814

Summary



From Pega 7 ...abstract classes will not have - (hyphen) at the end... rename class wizard is expecting - (hyphen). So not able to rename a class


Error Messages



•pyOldName:** Original Class Name format error no dash(-) found in Name.


Steps to Reproduce



Create a top level abstract class without any hyphens: for example ABC and rename it to something like XYZ.


Root Cause



The root cause of this problem is a defect in Pegasystems’ code/rules.



Resolution



This issue is planned to be resolved in Pega 7.1.8. For time being, below work around is suggested to be used  :
Go to Designer studio->System->Tools->Refactor rules->Search/Replace a String and rename the required class 

 
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Published January 31, 2016 - Updated October 8, 2020

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