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Description

When changing the 'Actual End Date' on a Milestone project task, an error message is displayed below the state field: "Invalid Duration".

This happens without submitting the form.

Cause

Changes on the "Actual End Date" field triggers a set of client scripts to change several fields including State.
These scripts rely on the form information (g_form object) and the Planned Duration fields is taken into account when validating the dates. Since Planned Duration is not present in the form, the system is unable to determine if the duration is set properly.

Resolution

The Planned Duration field will need to be present on the form (even if not visible) so the client scripts and Ajax calls to project calculations work properly.
To fix the issue you can:

  • Add the Planned Duration field to the form view;
  • Create a UI Policy to hide the field for that specific view;

Article Information

Last Updated:2020-01-09 03:03:53
Published:2020-01-09