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Validation messages do not display in read-only mode



In the grid column properties, the 'Show validation messages in read-only mode' option is enabled. However, error does not display for a property which is in the Read only mode. The error displays only when the property is in the Edit mode.

Error Messages

Not Applicable

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Create a property and configure a grid.
  2. Use this property in the grid in two ways, one directly in the grid and the other as a section include.
  3. Trigger some validation on submit of a flow action for this property.
  4. Ensure that the property is in the Read only mode.

Root Cause

This behavior is as per Pega product design.


Here’s the explanation for the reported behavior:

The validation error display depending on the configuration. That is, if the property is included directly to the grid or used in a section which is added as a section include in the grid.


Published January 20, 2019 - Updated December 2, 2021

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