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Siebel Email Response Inserting Weird Characters When Replying Emails or Email Body Disappears After Click on Send Button On Reply screen (Doc ID 2042869.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 28, 2022

Applies to:

Siebel CRM - Version [23021] to [IP2013] [Release V8]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On : [IP2013] version, Comms Server & Email Response

When replying to inbound emails on the communications screen sporadically the Comm Outbound Item Form Applet New does not show the Email Body after the user enter some text in the reply email message just above the Thread ID. After click on Send button the Email Body disappears and get replace by characters "<--". The email is sent, but the receiver also get a blank email message or with the strange characters in the email body..

The issue occurs sporadically but very frequently using Chrome or IE or Firefox using HTML email body.

After click on Send button on  Comm Outbound Item Form Applet New the email body should keep showing and the message body should be sent.

The issue can NOT be reproduced at will, but when it happens the steps are:
1. Login to Siebel, make sure the Email Format is set to HTML
2. Go to Site Map > Communications> Communications List
3. Click on Reply to a inbound email message
4. After enter some text in the reply message in Comm Outbound Item Form Applet New click on Send button.
5. Sometime the email body disappears.




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