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PH16989: WEBPAGE ERROR: UNABLE TO GET PROPERTY 'XXXXX' OF UNDEFINED OR NULL REFERENCE

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APAR status

  • Closed as unreproducible.

Error description

  • Trying to override a column from a report selected as Layout
    component reference and whichever the OS and the browser used
    (IE11, FF ESR, Chrome) you may get
    
    On IE11 :
    Webpage Error
    Error: Unable to get property 'selectNodes' of undefined or null
    reference
    
    On Firefox ESR
    TypeError: _7YI is null
    http://<server_name>:9400/bi/pat/rsafterinitialdrawblock.js
    9
    
    On Chrome 76.0
    TypeError: Cannot read property ?selectNodes? of null
    at Object.....ETL....SFA (http://<server_name>:9400/bi/
    pat/rsafterinitiald rawblock.js:9:1361)
    at _BY8._5N 5._U7L (http://<server_name>:9400/bi/
    pat/rsstartupblock_9.js:19:1123)
    at _BY8._U7 L (http://<server_name>:9400/bi/pat/
    rsstartupblock_9.js:29:342)
    at ...BY8._MCA._P6L (http://<server_name>:9400/bi/
    pat/rsstartupblock_9.js:17:2005)
    
    Depending on the column you choose, the message can be changed
    (childNodes instead selectNodes, ...)
    

Local fix

  • n/a
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * All Users                                                    *
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    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See Error Description                                        *
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    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to IBM Cognos Analytics 11.1.4                       *
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Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PH16989

  • Reported component name

    COG REPORT STUD

  • Reported component ID

    5724W12RS

  • Reported release

    B0A

  • Status

    CLOSED UR5

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2019-09-17

  • Closed date

    2019-10-15

  • Last modified date

    2019-10-15

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Fix information

Applicable component levels



Document information

More support for: Cognos Analytics
Report Authoring v11x

Software version: B0A

Reference #: PH16989

Modified date: 15 October 2019