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2917668 - Initialization of SAP GUI for HTML failed: [object Error]

Symptom

Post Kernel upgrade after logging into SAPGUI for HTML (WebGUI service) one gets a popup with text:

Initialization of SAP GUI for HTML failed: TypeError: Failed to execute 'getComputedStyle' on 'Window': parameter 1 is not of type 'Element'.

or

Initialization of SAP GUI for HTML failed: [object Error]

followed by:

Initialization of SAP PERSONAS: TypeError: Cannot read property 'oGetControlById' or null reference

or

Initialization of SAP PERSONAS: [object Error]


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Environment

  • SAP Kernel 7.77
  • SAP Kernel 7.73
  • SAP Kernel 7.53
  • SAP Kernel 7.49
  • SAP Kernel 7.22

Product

SAP NetWeaver Master Data Management 7.1

Keywords

"TypeError: Unable to get property 'backgroundImage' of undefined or null reference",  , KBA , BC-FES-ITS , SAP Internet Transaction Server , BC-FES-WGU , SAP GUI for HTML , BC-WD-UR , Unified Rendering , Known Error

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