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  1. Service Packs and Hot Fixes
  2. MNT-16868

Alfresco does not allow special characters in Tags

    Details

    • Type: Service Pack Request
    • Status: Closed (View Workflow)
    • Resolution: Not a bug
    • Affects Version/s: 5.1.0.12
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: Tags and Categories
    • Labels:
      None
    • Environment:
      Version: 5.1.0
      Database: PostgreSQL
      App Server: Tomcat
      OS: Windows
    • Bug Priority:
      Category 3
    • ACT Numbers:

      00721505

    • Premier Customer:
      Yes

      Description

      Description
      Customer wants to know if this can be fixed, or that's the way the product works.

      Technical Description of the issue
      Creating tags with these types of characters "* | \ / : " < > . ?" fails.

      Customers Description of the problem:
      Recently we have implemented functionality to extract XMP keywords to tags in Alfresco for JPEG,JPG,PNG, Tiff files.
      1- So if any of the following characters are contained within XMP keywords * | \ / : " < > . ? it failed to upload in alfresco.
      2 - We tried to add tags contained special characters manually, it failed to created the tag.
      I have attached the screenshot and alfresco log

      Supporting evidence
      Please see attached screenshot.

      Steps to reproduce:
      -View document details of any document.

      • In the tags sections create a new tag
      • Create a tag with one of these characters "* | \ / : " < > . ?"

      Expected Behaviour
      It fails to create the tag

      What should happen and why:
      Tags could be created with the special characters.

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              • Assignee:
                closedissues Closed Issues
                Reporter:
                dalmazan David Almazan
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