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When Importing A CSV File with Special Characters, Other Special Characters Are Being Added In the Created Object (Doc ID 2797229.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 09, 2021

Applies to:

Primavera Unifier - Version 18.8.16.0 and later
Primavera Unifier Cloud Service - Version 18.8.16.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms


When performing a CSV import with a file that has any characters that are not supported by Standard Unicode Text, there are Special Characters that are being propagated into the created object.


EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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Customer does not believe that this occurred in prior versions.


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

  1. Log into the Unifier environment.
  2. Navigate to the Project/Shell where the CSV import is to be performed.
  3. Import the CSV file that may contain a special character.
  4. The resulting object contains the special character and perhaps others are added during the process.
  5. Run a UDR that is reporting the data from the BP record or line items that were created and those special characters are being displayed instead of the expected data.

 

Cause

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