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PM43955: Strikethrough formatting removed from a Object's Property Window continues to persist in the Object's Property Window

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The way data is represented in a Object's Property window and
    Module area is different.
    If due to any reason a ?\deleted? tag occurs as part of object
    text, it continues to spread and affect other object?s text as
    and when a user modifys text and performs ?Apply/OK?.
    
    A specific example of such a behavior is listed below:
    
    In Module Area: Text is not formatted as strikethrough
    In Object Property dialog: Text is formatted strike through
    
    Steps to reproduce the issue:
    -------------------------------------------
    1.) Create new Doors Object
    2.) Write something into the Object Text
    3.) Save Module
    4.) Mark the Object Text of the new object as strikethrough
    5.) Open the properties dialog of this object
    6.) Delete the strikethrough formatting in this dialog
    7.) Click 'OK' and reopen the object properties dialog
    
    The issue is found to persist in DOORS 9.3.0.4 Client aswell.
    
    Workaround:
    -------------------
    Run the attached DXL script to overcome the issue.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

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    The way data is represented in a Object's Property window and
    Module area is different.
    If due to any reason a ?\deleted? tag occurs as part of object
    text, it continues to spread and affect other object?s text as
    and when a user modifies text and performs ?Apply/OK?.
    
    A specific example of such a behavior is listed below:
    
    In Module Area: Text is not formatted as strikethrough
    In Object Property dialog: Text is formatted strikethrough
    
    Steps to reproduce the issue:
    -------------------------------------------
    1.) Create new Doors Object
    2.) Write something into the Object Text
    3.) Save Module
    4.) Mark the Object Text of the new object as strikethrough
    5.) Open the properties dialog of this object
    6.) Delete the strikethrough formatting in this dialog
    7.) Click 'OK' and reopen the object properties dialog
    
    The issue is found to persist in DOORS 9.3.0.4 Client as well.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The code has been changed so that the rich text no longer
    persists
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM43955

  • Reported component name

    TLOGIC DOORS

  • Reported component ID

    5724V61DR

  • Reported release

    830

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2011-07-19

  • Closed date

    2011-12-02

  • Last modified date

    2012-12-21

  • 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

  • R830 PSN

       UP



Document information

More support for: Rational DOORS

Software version: 8.3

Reference #: PM43955

Modified date: 21 December 2012