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2516572 - 'An error has occurred.' error appears while changing the source of a Web Intelligence document

Symptom

  • 'An error has occurred.' occurs while trying to perform Change Source to the same universe in a Web Intelligence report.
  • The error is reproducible in BI launch pad and in Web Intelligence Rich Client as well.
  • See below the error message:

    java.lang.NullPointerException
    at.com.businessobjects.rebean.wi.app.changesource.ChangeSourceEngine$VFHelper.getVariableDependenciesIds(ChangeSourceEngine.java:890)
    at.com.businessobjects.rebean.wi.app.changesource.dictionary.VariableHelper.updateVariables(VariableHelper.java:218)
    at.com.businessobjects.rebean.wi.app.changesource.ChangeSourceEngine.buildDictExprldsMap(ChangeSourceEngine.java:1175)
    at.com.businessobjects.rebean.wi.app.changesource.ChangeSourceEngine.access$3000(ChangeSourceEngine.java:89)
    at.com.businessobjects.rebean.wi.app.changesource.ChangeSourceEngine$LazyDictExprldsMap.build(ChangeSourceEngine.java:330)
    at.com.businessobjects.rebean.wi.app.changesource.ChangeSourceEngine$LazyDictExprldsMap.build(ChangeSourceEngine.java:325)
    at.com.businessobjects.rebean.wi.app.changesource.helper.Lazy.set(Lazy.java:62)
    at.com.businessobjects.rebean.wi.app.changesource.helper.Lazy.set(Lazy.java:44)
    at.com.businessobjects.rebean.wi.app.changesource.ChangeSourceEngine.getDictExprldsMap(ChangeSourceEngine.java:190)

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Environment

  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.1 SP06
  • Web Intelligence
  • Universe

Product

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1

Keywords

webi, web intelligence, change source, universe, bi launch pad, rich client, an error has occurred, unknown source, java, NullPointerException, ChangeSourceEngine , KBA , BI-RA-WBI , Web Intelligence , Problem

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