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Addition Lines (New Line Characters) Displayed As "..." (Dot Dot Dot) On Fields (Doc ID 2553408.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 10, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Agile Engineering Data Management - Version and later
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The customer noticed that additional lines (new line characters) are displayed as "..." (dot dot dot) on fields. In standard they found a few examples of such fields

One a multi-language= on mask  EDB-GRP-ATT-SET-RLI (Classes > Attribute Sets > Description)  > T_ATT_SET_DAT.SET_DESCRIPTION_ENG
and another a long text field= on mask EDB-DOC-STR-RLI-C (2D Drawings > Structure > Description) > T_DOC_STR.STEP_DESCR

 In both cases if a new line character (return) i.e. multiple lines exist - they are not displayed like other fields where the same is true i.e. instead the first line text is shortened and dot dot dot are added (to indicate additional text exists, i take it) e.g. " some multi-line text ..."


Is this new behavior? can it be changed / influenced by any settings? We have tried changing the preferences for Masks > Layouts and different look & feels but nothing seems to influence this behavior ?
In E6.1.2.2 when enough space is available or the field size is increased by mouse adjustment the text will be displayed in full / adapted accordingly but in E6.2.1 it remains the same / unchanged and always is displayed as the shortened text with dot dot dot ...


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