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JavaScript error when sorting ListView with special characters



The ListView cannot handle certain characters like: $|\.
If a column contain a value with a special character, the ListView generates a JavaScript error and the ListView page no longer responds to OnClick events. When a user clicks on any row to open the work item, nothing happens. 

Error Messages

Сообщение: Предполагается наличие ':'
Строка: 257453227
Символ: 946
Код: 0

The English translation of the Russian text shown above is this:

Message: It is assumed the presence of ' ' Line: 257453227 Symbol : 946 Code: 0 URI- code:

Steps to Reproduce

1. Design any list view with Enabled Filtering CheckBox.
2. Populate the list view with some values that contain special characters, for example: "/xl$, xl$x\"
3. Run the list view and try to sort any columns.
See the JavaScript error, indicating that the system expects object ':' in Line 257453227.

Root Cause

The root cause of this problem is a defect in Pegasystems’ code/rules. Changes need to be applied on RULE-FILE-TEXT WEBWB PEGA_TOOLS_EVALDOMSCRIPTS!JS #20110113T072757.329 GMT/Pega-UIEngine:06-01-25 to handle special characters.


Apply HFix-10288

Published January 31, 2016 - Updated October 8, 2020

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