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  1. GMAT
  2. GMT-3826

Spurious exception thrown when setting Time parameters in Achieve in the GUI


    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Open (View Workflow)
    • Priority: P2
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Affects Version/s: R2014a, R2015a, R2016a, R2017a, R2018A, R2020a
    • Fix Version/s: R2018A
    • Component/s: GUI
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      1. Start GMAT
      2. Add a new Spacecraft to the default mission (I named mine DummySC)
      3. On the Mission tab, Select Propagate | Insert After | Target
      4. Select the new EndTarget node, and select Insert Before | Achieve
      5. Edit the Value field; set it to DummySC.UTCModJulian
      6. Edit the Goal field; set it to DefaultSC.UTCModJulian
      7. Click Apply

      When I do this, I see this exception: "Interpreter Exception: Interpreter Exception: "DefaultSC.UTCModJulian" does not have a valid field of object or owned object"


      • Steve H points out that you can Cancel the panel, and the new settings are applied at that point.
      • Order for setting Value and Goal doesn't seem to matter; the instructions above are just the way I found this issue.
      • It looks like the issue arises when setting the Goal field; you don't need to set Value.

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