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Dependent hotfix introduces plus signs in Excel, PDF filename

SA-29840

Summary



Export excel file name spaces are coming as plus signs after installing the HFix-29663 with dependent HFix-23702.

Error Messages



Not Applicable

Steps to Reproduce



1. Install hotfix HFix-29663 with its dependent hotfixes.
2. Open Reports.
3. Under Categories select a category.
4. Select any Report with a space in the report name from the category.
5. Open the report, Click on Export to Excel link.

Note that the Excel filename has embedded plus signs.

Root Cause



Root cause is a result of HFix-23702 using a URLEncoding API to handle UTF -8 characters. Plus signs are suitable for URLs but are out of place for a filename.

Resolution



Apply HFix-30039 to resolve the issue.
 
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Published November 18, 2016 - Updated October 8, 2020

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