Special Characters In Notifications And Comments Are Being Replaced By HTML (hex) Entities In Output (Doc ID 2054710.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 15, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Agile Product Collaboration - Version 9.3.3.0 to 9.3.5.0 [Release 9.3]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Special characters in Notifications and Comments are being replaced by HTML (hex) entities in output

Unreadable characters show in object History tab
Special characters: "?", "!", ";", "(", "/", " or ", ":", "[", " ' "

Steps to reproduce:
1. Create a change with a workflow assigned
2. Change the workflow status and add any special characters from listed above in the Comments field
3. Review the change's history tab or notifications
The special characters shows like below:
?
!
&#x3b;
(
/


:
[
'

 

Cause

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