SAP Knowledge Base Article - Preview

1982066 - Users are able to enter characters into numeric Web Intelligence prompts in the JAVA clients without receiving an error regarding mismatched data type


  • Able to enter the character value in the numeric prompt and run successfully with no error message
  • The issue is happening in Webi Rich client and WebI Rich Internet Application (Java Report Panel)
  • When these reports are run and saved with a mismatched data type in the prompt value, the report cannot later be refreshed in DHTML or JAVA:
    • java.text.ParseException: Unparseable number: "somE tExt" (Error: INF )
  • An error is presented in WebI Web Viewer (DHTML) as expected when attempting to enter text for numeric prompt value (this is the expected behavior)



  • SAP Business Intelligence 4
  • SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise
  • Web Intelligence


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1


WebI WebIntelligence Web Intelligence text character char string number numeric num prompt list of values LOV parameter variable enter type manually datatype data type mismatch able allowed no error exception warning unparseable number INF object defined definition end user refresh run query ADAPT01719332 ADAPT1719332 ADAPT 01719332 1719332 5050163814 , KBA , BI-RA-WBI , Web Intelligence , Bug Filed

About this page

This is a preview of a SAP Knowledge Base Article. Click more to access the full version on SAP for Me (Login required).

Search for additional results

Visit SAP Support Portal's SAP Notes and KBA Search.