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Value in textarea displays encoded characters

SA-28536

Summary



User is trying to display a multi-line response value containing > or < html tags.

In the field with a Rich Text Editor( RTE) control, the multiline text is collapsed into a single line.
Whereas the text when displayed in a text area is correctly displayed on multiple lines (but the angle bracket characters are displayed as encoded):


Error Messages



Not applicable


Steps to Reproduce



Add the text area, map the property which has the < or > or space ( ) .

 

Resolution



Perform the following local-change:

Create a custom control which pre-tags the text value to display as "literal" and apply it to the UI field.



 

 

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Published October 6, 2016 - Updated October 8, 2020

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