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PM11707: en and em dash are converted in hyphen-minus when inserted into DOORS

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • If you insert an em or en dash into object text, they will be co
    nverted into hyphen minus characters. An en dash is a small hyph
    en type character and an em dash is a larger one. Both look diff
    erent from the standard hyphen-minus which you get on your keybo
    ard.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

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    If you insert an em or en dash into object text, they will
    be converted into hyphen minus characters. An en dash is a
    small hyphen type character and an em dash is a larger one.
    Both look different from the standard hyphen-minus which you
    get on a keyboard.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The control used for handling editing in DOORS, which
    includes OLE handling has been updated. This has resolved
    this issue
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM11707

  • Reported component name

    TLOGIC DOORS

  • Reported component ID

    5724V61DR

  • Reported release

    920

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2010-04-07

  • Closed date

    2010-09-17

  • Last modified date

    2010-09-17

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

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    TLOGIC DOORS

  • Fixed component ID

    5724V61DR

Applicable component levels

  • R920 PSN

       UP



Document information

More support for: Rational DOORS

Software version: 9.2

Reference #: PM11707

Modified date: 17 September 2010