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2479739 - Portal custom theme sporadically does not display correctly


  • You have created, modified or imported a custom theme using the UI Theme Designer. Alternatively there were system patching or upgrade activities performed prior to the issue being observed
  • After logging on to the portal, the Portal theme or WebDynpro applications does not display properly/appear distorted (e.g: similar to the below):
  • After logging off from the Portal, and clearing the cache the theme will eventually display correctly during subsequent logons
  • You have at least 2 or more server Nodes defined for your application server, and additional Application Instances deployed



  • SAP NetWeaver Application Server for Java 7.3x and higher releases
  • Enterprise Portal
  • LESS Mode is activated


SAP NetWeaver 7.3 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.4 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.5 ; SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.3


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