Symptoms / Summary

Circular reference error in Office Masters.

Cause

As shown below, the instance of Masking plates which is ‘Already used in this job’ is an Office Master. We’re also adding a new instance of the same Office Master.

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The instance of Masking plates which is ‘Already used in this job’ is an Office Master. We’re also adding a new instance of the same Office Master.

This will create a ‘Type A’ and a ‘Type B’ of that clause.

If you create an Office Master from this clause, it then becomes invalid as the clause item links back to the child clause twice. When you then try to add this Office Master to a job, the following error appears.

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If you click ‘More Information’ the program will show you the problematic clauses.

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Can't add duplicate clauses to Office Master.

Resolution

Duplicate the Office Master clause from the Resources panel.