Invalid Numeric Value Non-Engish Android Device

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Problem(Abstract)

Invalid numeric value error using a non-english Android device

Symptom

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".


Cause

This has been identified as a product defect under APAR IV41868

Environment

Tivoli's process automation engine 7.5.0.4

IBM Maximo Mobile 7.5.1.0
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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Document information


More support for:

IBM Maximo Mobile Inventory Manager
Mobile Inv Mgr Installation

Software version:

7.5

Operating system(s):

Windows

Software edition:

All Editions

Reference #:

1646890

Modified date:

2013-08-14

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