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PI27528: "FIELD IS OPTIONAL" SETTING FOR AN XML ELEMENT IS NOT PRESERVED AFTER UPDATING THE XML

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • After marking an element as "Field is optional" that setting is
    lost when the XML is editted
    
    STEPS TO REPRODUCE:
    
    1. In Test Factory open a Subscribe action in a test that uses
    XML
    2. Double click on an element to bring up the Field Editor
    3. Mark the element as "Field is optional"
    4. Save the changes
    5. Bring up the Subscribe action again
    6. Double click on "Text (string) {XML}" to edit the overall XML
    7. Make a small change in the XML and save the changes
    8. Double click on the element in Step 2 to bring up the Field
    Editor
    
    EXPECTED RESULTS:
    
    The "Field is optional" setting should be set
    
    ACTUAL RESULTS:
    
    The "Field is optional" setting is not set
    
    WORKAROUND:
    
    Recheck the "Field is optional" setting
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * All users of Rational Integration Tester working with XML    *
    * schemas.                                                     *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * The "Field is option" check box was cleared when other       *
    * changes were made to the XML schema.                         *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • A fix for this issue was provided in version 8.7.0 of Rational
    Integration Tester. The check box remains selected unless the
    XPath to the nodes is changed.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI27528

  • Reported component name

    RATL INTEGRA TE

  • Reported component ID

    5725G79IT

  • Reported release

    851

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2014-10-13

  • Closed date

    2015-05-26

  • Last modified date

    2015-05-26

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Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    RATL INTEGRA TE

  • Fixed component ID

    5725G79IT

Applicable component levels

  • R800 PSN

       UP

  • R801 PSN

       UP

  • R850 PSN

       UP

  • R851 PSN

       UP

  • R860 PSN

       UP

  • R870 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: Rational Test Workbench

Software version: 8.5.1

Reference #: PI27528

Modified date: 26 May 2015