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Code Fix: Unable to edit a view after changing a SharePoint column type and only regenerating the SmartObject

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Issue Description

When changing a SharePoint column type after creating a K2 application with Data and Forms, selecting to only regenerate the SmartObjects results in an error when attempting to edit a view.

Error Message

The error message states: “Object reference not set to an instance of an object”.

Resolution

  1. Ensure you have K2 4.7 installed.
  2. Download and Install the K2 4.7 November 2017 Cumulative Update from K2 Partner and Customer Portal.
  3. Get the K2 4.7 November 2017 Cumulative Update FP14 from Regional Support.
  4. Install the K2 4.7 November 2017 Cumulative Update FP14 to apply the fix.