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How do I stop "%AF being corrupted?

Eddie Breeveld (6112530) | asked Mar 16 '16, 8:11 a.m.
RQM 5.0.2 iFix006, Firefox 38.7.0
In part of the Steps Description of a test script I have the following

Command line:
"%AFMDIR%\AFM.exe" /w:\\afmfiler\  [...]

after I add this, then save it, close FIrefox, reopen Firefox, browse to the test steps again, these become:

Command line:
"¯MDIR%\AFM.exe" /W:\\afmfiler\  [...]

How do I avoid %AF being corrupted into a overscore character?  Even if I change it back again, the letters are corrupted when I reopen Firefox.   I can't find anything in the RQM documentation about %AF, but that might be the documentation search failing.

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paul chu (59411) | answered Mar 17 '16, 2:47 p.m.
There is a defect that is fixed in 6.0.1.  The "AF" after % is treated as hex number for the encoded ¯ character.  You can tweak (not recommended) to enter the encoded value for % so it will be rendered as expect now when you reopen, but once you update to 6.0.1 the encoded value will be rendered as is so you will have problem then.

Encoding issue with Test Script Steps containing the '%' character (142243)

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