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In the VSI Response, the JSON tree view is adding escape characters to the response automatically.


Article ID: 8381


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CA Application Test Service Virtualization CA Continuous Application Insight (PathFinder)


In the Virtual Service Image with a transaction that contains a JSON response, select Tree View and then set it back to Text View.

The JSON response will have escape characters that were added automatically.

Below images show how to reproduce this behavior:

In the image we can see the response does not contain the escape character:

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The JSON response does not contain the escape characters

Change the view from Text View to Tree View:

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Change the view to Tree View

The Tree View:

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Changed the View

Change the View back to Text View:

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back to text view

Notice the escape characters were added to the response:

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DevTest on release 10.0.


We may have a patch to address your issue. Please open a support ticket and reference DE296676.

We will be happy to provide you the patch if it matches your issue.

Additional Information

This issue does not happen with DevTest on release 10.1.


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