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getJSON methods converts to data into string values

SA-22680

Summary



User has a requirement to retain the Property values in their own data types. However, getJSON converts all the values into string values. 
For example:
{"ServiceFee": {
"Amount": "200.25",
"CurrencyCode": "USD"
}}

In above response generated by getJSON, Amount is a property of decimal. But it was returning as String.


Error Messages



Not Applicable.


Steps to Reproduce



Convert a Clipboard Page that contains Decimal OR Date Properties. It would be converted into String values.

{"ServiceFee": {
"Amount": "200.25",
"CurrencyCode": "USD"
}}

ServiceFee : clipboard page
Amount : decimal value
CurrencyCode: string


Root Cause



A software use or operation error.

Resolution



Perform the following local-change:

Change Map From to JSON and then Pega retains context to type. 

Hers's how the output looks :

{"ServiceFee": {

"Amount": 200.25,
"CurrencyCode": "USD"
}}

 

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Published May 1, 2016 - Updated October 8, 2020

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