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"#0C:03" Error Occurs in Documents that Contain Corrupt Data in Rich Text Field

Technote (FAQ)


The following error can occur when a Notes document contains corrupt data in one or more Rich Text fields, specifically when the Rich Text field contains duplicate data that extends beyond the field.

"#0C:03 error"


This issue has been reported to Lotus software Quality Engineering (SPR #MROE5NLU6X).

It is possible that this issue will be indirectly resolved by an issue fixed in Notes/Domino 6.0.3:

Excerpt from the Lotus Notes and Domino Release 6.0.3 MR fix list (available at


  • SPR# DCOY5JWW5N - Fixed a problem in which documents created with a form whose $ConflictAction (Merge\NoConflict) is "3" may corrupt Rich Text Field data during a merge.

Document information

More support for: Lotus End of Support Products
Lotus Domino Server

Software version: 6.0, 6.5

Operating system(s): AIX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS

Reference #: 1114375

Modified date: 30 August 2004