Error: invalid date: Description - when processing transactions in the plugin

When processing any transaction type in the NetCommunity Plugin that contains a Date Attribute, you receive the following error:

Error: invalid date: Description
The attribute will need to be edited to correct the date format.

For Donations:
  1. Select the Donation Transaction to expand the transaction information to the right.
  2. Select the Transaction Information tab and click in the Gift Attributes window.
  3. Press F7.
  4. Correct the date displayed.
For Event Registrations:
  1. Select the Event Registration Transaction to expand the transaction information to the right.
  2. Select the Transaction Information tab and click in the Gift Attributes or Event Participation Information window.
  3. Press F7.
  4. Correct the date displayed.

If you are using an Event Registration Form (Classic), the alternative solution would be to use the Event Registration Form instead.  Additionally, the Date Attribute can also be changed to a Text Attribute in order to prevent an error from occurring.

If the error happens when you're trying to place the transactions in an existing batch, increase the batch number by at least 1. 

If the error is occurring when selecting bulk processing, try to process the transaction individually by clicking the process transaction button on the right.

If the above has been followed, and you notice the date attribute is coming into the plugin with an incorrect format, confirm the NetCommunity site is on the latest version.

Environment

 Blackbaud NetCommunity

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