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PI94938: CUSTOM CONTROL/ PROMPT API THROWS ERROR WHEN REFERENCED AS LAYOUT COMPONENT REFERENCE

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APAR status

  • Closed as fixed if next.

Error description

  • Using a customer control (new javascript functionality) as
    layout component reference will result in the following message.
    
    This situation can occur when replacing former Prompt API (IBM
    Cognos BI 10.x) which has been implemented using layout
    component references.
    And the error situation also occurs when starting in IBM Cognos
    Analytics when using the layout component reference concept for
    your reporting.
    
    Message from webpage:
    TypeError: Unable to get property 'getAttribute' of undefined or
    null reference
    at <...>
    ___ ___ ___
    <...> here are several files listed
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * All Users                                                    *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See Error Description                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to IBM Cognos Analytic 11.0.13.0                     *
    ****************************************************************
    The fix we are delivering does not apply to reports with
    interactivity set to No. Customers will need to set
    interactivity to Yes and use custom control feature instead.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI94938

  • Reported component name

    COG REPORT STUD

  • Reported component ID

    5724W12RS

  • Reported release

    B09

  • Status

    CLOSED FIN

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2018-03-09

  • Closed date

    2018-11-02

  • Last modified date

    2018-11-02

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Fix information

Applicable component levels



Document information

More support for: Cognos Business Intelligence
Report Studio

Software version: B09

Reference #: PI94938

Modified date: 02 November 2018


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