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Error merging component schema in custom action: Interface Microsoft.IDialog is not defined

See original GitHub issue

Describe the bug

When using the update-schema.ps1 script, there is an error as follows:

Error SearchMessageComposition: Interface Microsoft.IDialog is not defined

*** Could not merge components ***

This is with the following schema:

  "$schema": "",
  "$role": "implements(Microsoft.IDialog)",
  "title": "SearchMessageComposition",
  "description": "This will build the message string which will be sent to the user to describe what will be search.",
  "type": "object",
  "additionalProperties": false,
  "properties": {
    "resultProperty": {
      "$ref": "schema:#/definitions/stringExpression",
      "title": "SearchMessage",
      "description": "Value from callers memory to store the result"

The same error happens when using the sample MultiplyDialog schema




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To Reproduce

Steps to reproduce the behavior:

  1. Eject the runtime
  2. Move to the schemas folder inside the bot folder
  3. Open powershell and run ./update-schema.ps1
  4. See error

Expected behavior

Schemas should be merged correctly.



Issue Analytics

  • State:closed
  • Created 3 years ago
  • Comments:7 (3 by maintainers)

github_iconTop GitHub Comments

Rekeyeacommented, Feb 24, 2021

What is the version of your bf-cli? It needs to be updated to 4.12 since the sdk.schema was updated during R12. Try running npm i -g @microsoft/botframework-cli@rc

Awesome! It worked! Thank you all.

luhan2017commented, Feb 24, 2021

@jobpool did you install the bf-dialogs through bf plugins before, could you try to do bf plugins:uninstall @microsoft/bf-dialog and install bf-cli again?

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