PM53418: SOME SPECIAL CHARS IN TABLES ARE NOT ENTITY-SUBSTITUTED

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Inside a table a right arrow displays as an S,
    an ampersand displays as a square and
    bullets display as a Y- shaped characters.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: Users with special characters within         *
    *                 tables.                                      *
    *                 Users of PDF documents without the           *
    *                 IBM Advanced Linquistics Search indexes or   *
    *                 those choosing not to use the IBM Advanced   *
    *                 Linguistics Search plug-in to display PDF    *
    *                 search hits.                                 *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: Within a table, the bullet, ampersand   *
    *                      and arrow characters were not displayed *
    *                      correctly. Instead, arrow displayed as  *
    *                      S, ampersand displayed as a blank and   *
    *                      bullets displayed as a Y-shaped         *
    *                      character.                              *
    *                      In a second problem, the argument to    *
    *                      the Adobe Reader's find function was    *
    *                      erroneously enclosed in single quotes,  *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    Code change fixed the problem.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Apply the PTF
    340Y
    EPHBKMGR
    EPHBKSRV
    EPHJBCGI
    

Temporary fix

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    * HIPER *
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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM53418

  • Reported component name

    BKMGR BOOKSRVR

  • Reported component ID

    5655A2000

  • Reported release

    340

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    YesHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2011-12-02

  • Closed date

    2012-01-31

  • Last modified date

    2012-03-01

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

    PM53419 UK75834

Modules/Macros

  • EPHBKMGR EPHBKSRV EPHJBCGI
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    BKMGR BOOKSRVR

  • Fixed component ID

    5655A2000

Applicable component levels

  • R340 PSY UK75834

       UP12/02/04 P F202

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Document information


More support for:

Library Server for z/OS

Software version:

340

Operating system(s):

z/OS

Reference #:

PM53418

Modified date:

2012-03-01

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