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How can I get caret (^) characters to save properly in RTC web client?

Neal McKegney (551321) | asked Oct 27 '15, 9:58 a.m.
When copying a circumflex (caret) character (^), from an IBM Knowledge Center for instance, and pasting it into a discussion item in RTC, the circumflex (caret) character (^) is converted into a "MODIFIER LETTER CIRCUMFLEX ACCENT" (ˆ).

This caused some issues as users inadvertently copied the "bad" character into a Regex string and got unexpected results.

My RTC server is 5.0.2.  I've tried on windows and osx clients in IE, firefox.  Cannot reproduce in eclipse

Melissa Kivisto commented Nov 03 '15, 10:36 a.m.

When you say discussion item -- do you mean a work item?

I've tried reproducing in a work item in Firefox and Chrome, but both show the caret correctly.

Neal McKegney commented Nov 26 '15, 4:10 p.m.

yes, a work item.  It pastes in fine, but when you save the character is converted

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