Clarity Portlet links are not working from excel

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Products

Clarity PPM On Premise

Issue/Introduction

Clarity Portlet links are working from clarity but not working when exported from excel.


The # character in the URL is converted by Excel to "%20-%20" which generates an error within clarity "Error 404 - Not Found.

Cause

This is a known problem with Microsoft Office applications as per the following Microsoft Community thread

https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/office/forum/office_2013_release-word/word-2013-hyperlink-converting-to-20-20/4e8a2e8d-b889-4c77-8276-551b11e296d4

Environment

Release : 15.4.1

Component : CA PPM STUDIO

Resolution

The community thread suggests making a number of Windows registry changes