Invalid Numeric Value Non-Engish Android Device

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Invalid numeric value error using a non-english Android device


When attempting to install the Mobile Inventory Manager onto an Android device with the Swedish language set, after the first log-on, the process is interrupted and the following message is shown:

"You must enter a valid numeric number".


This has been identified as a product defect under APAR IV41868


Tivoli's process automation engine

IBM Maximo Mobile
Android device, with the Swedish language set.

Diagnosing the problem

The problem is caused by the DecimalFormat class from an android jar, this class has a problem and it is not possible to perform a parse and that is the cause of the problem. The problem is not caused by the Maximo Mobile product.

Resolving the problem

This is a problem caused by a class from an android jar and is not possible to fix it by the Maximo Mobile side.

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IBM Maximo Mobile Inventory Manager
Mobile Inv Mgr Installation

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