1870212 - Error Message : Time period or duration mandatory in combination with project data.

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1870212 - Error Message : Time period or duration mandatory in combination with project data.

Symptom

While saving and releasing the time sheet system throws an error message as Time period or duration mandatory in combination with project data.

Reproducing the Issue

Case 1.

  1. Go to Home work center.
  2. Select the Self Services view.
  3. Select the Self-Services Overview sub view.
  4. Click on Edit Time Sheet.
  5. Enter the Work Description without entering the hours in the timesheet for the day.
  6. Click on Save and Release here you can see the system throws an error message as Time period or duration mandatory in combination with project data and makes the cell pink in colour.

Case 2.

  1. Go to Home work center.
  2. Select the Self Services view.
  3. Select the Self-Services Overview sub view.
  4. Click on Edit Time Sheet.
  5. Enters the duration and the work description (for that exact duration), deletes the duration and the work description (just wants to delete it and leave empty, eg. by mistake he filled in the next week).
  6. Choose Save button here you can see the system throws an error message as Time period or duration mandatory in combination with project data and makes the cell pink in colour.

Cause

In the project the Work Description is maintained required for the project task which is assigned to the employee if the employee not maintained the period or duration in the time sheet, it is mandatory to maintain the duration when confirming project task confirmations via time sheet system throws an error message as Time period or duration mandatory in combination with project data.

Resolution

Case 1.

Enter the time period or duration along with the work description which is mandatory (it should be grater than zero) for project time confirmation while recording the time sheet.

Case 2.

For deleting the entries only remove the duration from the cell in the grid view( work list ) need not to delete the work description. This would trigger the deletion of the complete time record and leave cell empty and save system will not throw error message.

Note : If it is inactive records it would be deleted, if it is approved record cancelation might be triggered.

Keywords

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