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HTML Text on Rational Publishing Engine document?

Cesar Sasaki (511289129) | asked Dec 20 '12, 11:50 a.m.
edited Dec 20 '12, 12:54 p.m.

I have made a document on RPE using data from RTC.
Some fields in the RTC are "Large HTML" or "HTML" so they contain text with a specific format like bold, italic, etc.

When I run my document on the RPE it shows like this :

<'b'> We<'/b'> will provide <'b'>Services<'/b'> (as defined above) to <'b'>You<'/b'> in support of the <'b'> Customer <'/b'>.

(please remove the ' ' )
Instead of showing like this :

We will provide Services (as defined above) to You in support of the Customer

Is there a way to convert the plain text into html text or rich text?

Marina Hartley commented Feb 06 '13, 10:57 a.m.

I don't have an answer for this one, but I have this issue as well.  I've found that it occasionally messes up the rest of the formatting in the document as well.

Cesar Sasaki commented Feb 06 '13, 11:05 a.m.

Hi Marina
This issue has been resolved in the new RPE, using the version 2 of the templates by using a new mode called "HTML input/outpu".
Now, the downside is that V2 templates are not available for CLM 4.0.1 yet. It will be supported in the next release of CLM I suppose.

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Geoffrey Rosenthal (10135) | answered Apr 18 '13, 1:02 p.m.
edited Apr 18 '13, 1:03 p.m.
Just a clarification to Cesar's last comment...  RPE version 2 templates that were introduced with RPE v1.2 DO work with CLM 4.0.1 and actually any version of CLM as there is not a dependency on RPE template versions to CLM product versions.  What Cesar is specifically talking about is that RRDG in CLM 4.0.2 (just released) and older does not support RPE version 2 templates.  Basically what this means is that you cannot upload a version 2 template to the CLM servers to publish a document from the Jazz web clients.  You CAN use RPE's Launcher to generate version 2 templates from CLM.

An upgrade to RRDG in CLM is actually currently scheduled for CLM 4.0.3, but that is of course subject to change.

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