Strange format of object links when using Excel/CSV export

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Article ID: 242175

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Products

Clarity PPM On Premise

Issue/Introduction

From within Classic PPM, Home, Projects List, the Export to Excel or Export to CSV is generating a malformed link. Manually navigating to the object results in the well-formatted link. This means only Excel/CSV exports seem to be impacted by this strange format. 

Steps to Reproduce: 

  1. Log into the Clarity Classic UI 
  2. Select Home -> Portfolio Management -> Projects 
  3. Expand the filter button then click the configuration button then select Export to CSV 
  4. Open the exported CSV file in Microsoft Excel 

Expected Results: The project column is a well formatted link that contains the get parameters: .../niku/nu#action:projmgr.projectDefaultTab&id=5065225 

Actual Results: The URL contains strange HTML encoded parts that can be parsed by clarity but not by custom HTML portlets that expect &id=5065225. .../niku/nu#action:projmgr.projectDefaultTab&id=5065225 

Cause

DE64949 - While constructing the URI the above method uses '&' instead of '&' to join the different parameter-value pairs. 

Environment

Release : 16.0.1, 16.0.2 

Component : Clarity Studio

Resolution

Targeted Fix in Release 16.0.3