PM84578: uploaded objects are changed of extension from rtf to txt, when user try download (issue with IE) (WI 64560)

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Attempting to open a file in an external editor when using
    Internet Explorer results in the file extension being stripped.
    The user is left with a file name containing only the artifact
    ID (ie - 123 rather than 'My Artifact.docx).
    
    Refer to the following defect work item for details:
    
    https://jazz.net/jazz03/resource/itemName/com.ibm.team.workitem.
    WorkItem/64560
    

Local fix

Problem summary

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    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
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    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
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    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
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    When using IE8 or IE9, files are being downloaded with an
    extension of 'txt' and not the expected extension of 'rtf'.
    

Problem conclusion

  • This issue will be fixed in the Rational Requirements
    Composer 4.0.2 release.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM84578

  • Reported component name

    RATL REQ COMP S

  • Reported component ID

    5724W8701

  • Reported release

    401

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-03-11

  • Closed date

    2013-03-15

  • Last modified date

    2013-03-15

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    RATL REQ COMP S

  • Fixed component ID

    5724W8701

Applicable component levels

  • R401 PSN

       UP



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More support for:

Rational Requirements Composer

Software version:

4.0.1

Reference #:

PM84578

Modified date:

2013-03-15

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