Handling single quotes in file names for IBM FileNet Content Services

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Question

Since a single quote is a reserved character in SQL, how does Content Services support filenames with single quotes?

Cause

Custom applications may not handle files with single quotes properly if not designed to match Content Services' handling of them.

Answer

Content Services converts the single quote within the file name to an ASCII 191, when stored in SQL. Client applications, it converts this back to a single quote when retrieving the file

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Document information


More support for:

FileNet Content Services
Content Services

Software version:

All Versions

Operating system(s):

Platform Independent

Reference #:

1613103

Modified date:

2012-10-12

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