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Code display issues with HTML fragments after upgrade Pega 7.1.8



After upgrading to 7.1.8 form 7.1.5,  extra tags were added to correspondence with conditions with pega when tags.

Error Messages

Not Applicable


1. Create a correspondence with greater than or less than symbol
2. Try to save the correspondence, it was saved successfully, also observed that > symbol was encoded as > 
3. Again click save button, then its throwing exception. 

Root Cause

A software use or operation error : 
Character encoding '<' is changed to &lt as these symbols are already used to delimit markup, It can also open up security vulnerabilities for injection attacks such as cross-site scripting. 


Perform the following local-change: 

​Replacing the condition with when rule.

Published January 31, 2016 - Updated October 8, 2020

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