E-BI/XMLP: Searching the Apostrophe Character Causes Multiple Search Pages to Error out (Doc ID 2227190.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 26, 2017

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.54 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to use the apostrophe character in the search box from BI Publisher > Data Source page, the following error occurs:

ERROR
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SQL Error in Exec (2,280) PSXPDSSRCH_WRK.FUNCLIB.FieldFormula


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Log in to PIA
2. Navigate to Reporting Tools > BI Publisher > Data
3. In the search box, type : R'CP'
4. Notice the error

Note: The same problem occurs in BI Publisher Template Translation search page, Query Report Viewer search page and Connected Query Viewer search page.

Cause

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