Validation returns an invalid_parent error message.

Child element cannot have such parent

The child element has a parent element - the message identifies the kind of parent - that is not allowed. For example, a reply has a notify element as its parent, or a grant has anything but a folder or mix folder as its parent.


  1. On the Canvas panel, select the component that contains the error.
  2. Click EDIT SOURCE.
    The source code of the component is displayed in the SPARKL text editor.
  3. Do one of the following:
    • Modify the child element to make it a valid child of the parent
    • Modify the parent element to make it a valid parent of the child element
    • Delete the child element

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