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E-AD: In Peoplecode Right mouse click on Function Name does not show "View Function" if umlaute/special Characters Appear. (Doc ID 2806883.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 03, 2021

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.58 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Special characters or german mutated vowels in the PeopleCode comments make the "View Function" functionality(right-click on the function name, a dropdown appears to navigate to the function) is not triggered correctly.

Steps:-
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1. Open Record – PRCSRQSTDLG_WRK
2. Open PeopleCode from RECURNAME Field
3. Add a simple comment before a function declaration i.e. /* this is a simple comment */
4. Check the function and the comment - View Function can be seen only when trying right-click on the function name
5. Add some special chars in the comment i.e. - /* this is a simple comment with 10 umlautes üüüüüüüüüü */
6. Check the function and the comment - View Function cannot be seen when trying to right-click the last 10 characters from the function name
7. Add more special chars to the comment i.e. /* this is a simple comment with 40 umlautes üüüüüüüüüüüüüüüüüüüüüüüüüüüüüüüüüüüüüüüü */
8. Check the function and the comment - View Function cannot be seen when trying to right click the function name & View Function can be seen when right-clicking in the comment
9. Upon trying to open the code definition of the function from the comment - an empty PeopleCode event appears.



Cause

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