Writing "-->" in a text field, corrupts the content with escaped HTML characters

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Article ID: 4945

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Products

CLARITY PPM FOR ITG CLARITY PPM FEDERAL Clarity PPM SaaS - Application Clarity PPM On Premise

Issue/Introduction

Writing "-->" in a text field, corrupts the content with escaped HTML characters

Steps to reproduce: 

  1. Login to CA PPM. 
  2. Go to Home --> Projects 
  3. Create a new project or open an existing project. 
  4. Type "Clarity PPM --> CA PPM" and in the next line "ABC --> DEF" in the Objective field. 
  5. Click SAVE.

Expected result: After clicking SAVE, the text should be same as typed

Actual result: After clicking SAVE it becomes "Clarity PPM --> CA PPM\r\nABC --> DEF"

Cause

Due to CLRT-81672

Environment

CA PPM 14.4, 15.1

Resolution

This issue can be easily avoided by changing the "-->" sign with "->" sign