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Update/Create VARA static adds undesired blanks in empty column Values

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Article ID: 243785

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Products

CA Automic Workload Automation - Automation Engine

Issue/Introduction

AWI adds a blank in the values (value1,value2,value3) of a VARA Static that had 5 values after saving the object (previous values were empty).
Example:
XML original object:
<row Name="1" Value="" Value1="" Value2="" Value3="" Value4="test"/>

Save via AWI the same VARA by simply changing test to testing, the newly XML object is as follows:
<row Name="1" Value="" Value1=" " Value2=" " Value3=" " Value4="testing"/>

Environment

Release : 12.2.x, 12.3.x and superior

Component : Automation Engine

Cause

A problem has been fixed on the JAVA Api for VARA STATIC where an unwanted blank was added on empty values on xml export

Resolution

Workaround:

Correct value in XML if it is required to be empty.

Solution:

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

Fix version:
Component(s): Automic Web Interface and Automation Engine

Automation.Engine 12.3.9 - Available
Automation.Engine 21.0.4 - Available