Import to Item Description Field Displays "Invalid Non-item Description Field" Error unable to handle special character space (Doc ID 2181797.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 16, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Agile Product Collaboration - Version 9.3.5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to Import with the description field for Part or Manufacturer Part the following error occurs.

ERROR
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"Invalid non-Item Description Field character(' ') discovered in property 'Parts.TitleBlock.Description' configured to be Item Description Field only'


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Create a custom character set with all numeric and alpha characters and include the Special Character of “space”.
2. Apply this character set to the description field for Parts and Manufacturer Parts.
3. Import a part using the Agile Import tool located under the Tools and Settings menu
4. The description field will not import and the error condition is created.


Cause

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