IC85606: PCOM 6.0.5 (ENGLISH, GERMAN, FRENCH LANGUAGE ...), SEVERAL KEYS ARE RETURNING INCORRECT CHARACTERS.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Client Concerns/Problem:
    With Pcom 6.0.5 (Enghish, German, French language ...), several
    keys are returning incorrect characters.
    .
    For example : With Pcom 6.0.5 (French version), a lot of keys
    are returning incorrect characters :
    q returns a
    m returns ;
    , returns m
    ; returns ,
    1 returns !
    2 returns @
    

Local fix

  • Workaround : Downgrade to a previous version of Pcom (e.g :
    6.0.4) solves the problem.
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: All users of French, German, English and     *
    *                 Canadian keyboards                           *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: At PCOM 6.0.5 build level 20120620 user *
    *                      will get incorrect characters on the    *
    *                      emulator when using French, German,     *
    *                      English or Canadian keyboard layout.    *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    Some characters were being interperted incorrectly when
    processing keystrokes.
    

Problem conclusion

  • PCSKDB.DLL has been changed to correctly interpret keystokes
    on French, German, English and Canadian keyboard layouts.
    
    Fix scheduled for PCOM 6.0.6 Refresh Pack
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • Portuguese keyboard also corrected by this APAR.
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC85606

  • Reported component name

    PCOMM V5 COMBO-

  • Reported component ID

    5639I7000

  • Reported release

    601

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-07-30

  • Closed date

    2012-08-20

  • Last modified date

    2012-09-21

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

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

Modules/Macros

  • PCSKBD
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    PCOMM V5 COMBO-

  • Fixed component ID

    5639I7000

Applicable component levels

  • R601 PSY

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More support for:

Personal Communications

Software version:

6.0.1

Reference #:

IC85606

Modified date:

2012-09-21

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