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AWI: Script Editor shows as blue lines starting with blank space

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Article ID: 201385

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Products

CA Automic Workload Automation - Automation Engine

Issue/Introduction

Lines that are not to be interpreted as Script Statements because they start with a blank space instead of a colon ( seen as JCL) are displayed in AWI in blue, instead of being displayed in brown:

Documentation states: Properly formatted statements are displayed in blue in the script editor.

In AWI, the second line " :" is wrongly displayed as a valid statement (in blue):

In Java UI, the behavior is ok, the second line is displayed in brown:

 

The following error may appear when executing a SCRIPT that has a line starting by a blank space instead of colon:

U00020355 Runtime error in object 'SCRI.TEST_BLANKS', line '00002'. A JCL line was found. This is only permitted in Jobs. Content: ' :print 'print with a space before the colon''

 

 

 

Cause

This is a bug of the AWI Script Editor

Environment

Release : 12.3

Component : AUTOMATION ENGINE

Subcomponent: Automic.Web.Interface (AWI)

Resolution

Solution:
Update to a fix version listed below or a newer version if available.

Fix version:
Component(s): Automic.Web.Interface

Automation.Engine 12.2.8 - Planned release in February 2021

Automation.Engine 12.3.5 - Planned release in March 2021 

 

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