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PI13123: Rational Developer for System z (RDz): Depending on the copy/paste method, accents are kept or not.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Headline/Abstract (128 Character limit - 2 lines of 64 chars) :
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    Rational Developer for System z (RDz) Depending on the
    copy/paste
    method, accents are kept or not.
    
    APAR Error Description (unlimited lines of 64 chars):
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    Rational Developer for System z - RDz - v9.0.1
    
    Copying an element, PL/I or COBOL, encoded in UTF-8 from a local
    
    project in the RDz z/OS Project view' to a PDS in the Remote
    System view will show different results (codepage problem)
    depending on the method used to copy:
    . the use of Copy/Paste will preserve the accented characters
    . the use of Drag/Drop will NOT preserve the accented chars
    
    Re-creation steps:
    
    1.  Create a 'Local Project' by clicking File -? New -? Project,
    
    and selecting 'Workstation COBOL or PL/1 -? Local Project'
    2. add a member which contains accented characters (?,?,?...)
    3. in the z/OS project view, right-click that member and select
    'Copy'
    4. in the Remote System view, select a PDS, right-click and
    select 'Paste'
    5. right-click the new member and select 'Open'
    6. notice that the accents are kept
    7. in the z/OS project view, select the member and drag it to
    a PDS in the RSE view
    8. right-click the new member and select 'Open'
    9. notice that the accents are NOT kept
    
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    Local fix:
    Use the copy/paste method.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • The RDz client did not set a file encoding of the local file to
    a resource for uploading when drag/drop operation was done.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The RDz client was fixed to set a file encoding to the resource
    for uploading.
    
    The problem listed in this APAR has been resolved with
    IBM Rational Developer for System z V8.5.1.5 Fix Pack which
    is available from the Recommended Fixes support download page:
    http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=2294&uid=swg27006335
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI13123

  • Reported component name

    RTCZ - TOOLKIT

  • Reported component ID

    5724V8220

  • Reported release

    850

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2014-03-05

  • Closed date

    2014-06-27

  • Last modified date

    2014-06-27

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    RATL DEV FOR SY

  • Fixed component ID

    5724T0700

Applicable component levels

  • R851 PSY

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Document information

More support for: Rational Developer for System z

Software version: 8.5

Reference #: PI13123

Modified date: 27 June 2014