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Font tag added to Passthru html script unexpectedly

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Font tag added to Passthru html script unexpectedly.


You included following passthru script in application code:

It should popup a messagebox in browser but you found it's not functioning.


The Script tag is processed as a normal text, so a prefix font tag and a suffix font tag was added.


Adding following notes.ini parameters to allow passthru script in iNotes:

Note: Restarting server is required.

Diagnosing the problem

In Domino 6.5.3 output includes:


In Domino 8.5.3 output includes:

    <font size="2">

which breaks the javascript function.

Resolving the problem

This issue was reported to Quality Engineering as SPR # ZKCO93EFLP and has been fixed in Domino 9.0.1. Refer to the Upgrade Central site for details on upgrading Notes/Domino.

As workaround, application designer should mark <SCRIPT>alert("test");</SCRIPT> as inner HTML and it will be correctly rendered.

Document information

More support for: IBM Domino
Web Server

Software version: 8.5, 8.5.1, 8.5.2, 8.5.3,,,,, 9.0

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows

Reference #: 1645402

Modified date: 25 June 2015

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