Overriding an Existing Account View Page with a Visual force Page is not working as expected when changing the record type in LEX

VisualForce , Lightning

Last updated 2018-05-05 ·Reference W-4604814 ·Reported By 1 users

Fixed - Summer '18

In Lightning experience, when changing record type for any Sobject, changes are not being published and the record type page runs in an infinite loop and doesn't save the record.
This behaviour is observed only when standard view is overriden with Visualforce page.

1. Create multiple record types on any Sobject
( Example Account with Record Types Grade A & Grade B)

2. Override the Standard Account view page with a Vf page

Code used:
"<apex:page standardController="Account" showHeader="true"
tabStyle="account" >
.activeTab {background-color: #236FBD; color:white;
.inactiveTab { background-color: lightgrey; color:black;
<apex:tabPanel switchType="client" selectedTab="tabdetails"
id="AccountTabPanel" tabClass='activeTab'
<apex:tab label="Details" name="AccDetails" id="tabdetails">
<apex:detail relatedList="false" title="true"/>
<apex:tab label="Contacts" name="Contacts" id="tabContact">
<apex:relatedList subject="{!account}" list="contacts" />
<apex:tab label="Opportunities" name="Opportunities"
<apex:relatedList subject="{!account}"
list="opportunities" />
<apex:tab label="Open Activities" name="OpenActivities"
<apex:relatedList subject="{!account}"
list="OpenActivities" />
<apex:tab label="Notes and Attachments"
name="NotesAndAttachments" id="tabNoteAtt">
<apex:relatedList subject="{!account}"
list="CombinedAttachments" />

2."Switch to Lightning Experience"
3. Click on the Accounts tab
4. Go to the Account "Burlington Textiles Corp of America"
5.Click on the "Change" link next to "Account Record Type".
6. Change Record Type to "Grade A" and click the Continue button
7.See that the "Account Record Type" field still show "Grade A" when we have changed it on the VF page to "Grade A"
8. The Account Record type page runs in an infinite loop and doesn't save the record.

Everything works as expected in classic.

Actual Results
Record type doesn't change to the new value and the classic view of record type page is seen continously

Expected Results
Record type should change to new value

Switch to classic and change the record type

Reported By (1)

Is it Fixed?

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