In AWI version 12 cursor jumps to end of text string while modifying Variable Name Fields within a PromptSet
Article ID: 87280
CA Automic Workload Automation - Automation Engine
Error Message : N/A
Within in a PromptSet in the Automic Web Interface (AWI) version 12, if the Variable field for a Text field is edited the cursor can jumpt to the end of the text string and cause strange results while the Variable Name is being modified.
1) Create a PromptSet 2) Create a Text Field within this PromptSet. The field "Variable Name" is filled with "&TEXT1#" 3) Place the curser (using the mouse) after "TEXT1" (before the "'#"). The Field now looks like: "&TEXT1|#" 4) Start deleting "TEXT1" 5) Start slowly typing something new, like "MYVARIABLENAME"
Expected: The field should be filled with "&MYVARIABLENAME#"
Actual: The cursor jumps to the end of the string while typing the new string and what happens is something like this "&MYVA#RIABLENAME".
Cause type: Defect Root Cause: Cursor behavior in AWI not functioning correctly when editing Variable text fields in PromptSets.
OS Version: N/A
Update to a fix version listed below or a newer version if available.
Fix Status: Released
Fix Version(s): Automic Web Interface 12.1.0 – Available Automic Web Interface 12.0.2 – Available
Workaround : The following options are recommended:
Use the JAVA User Interface
Delete the conent of the text field prior to modifying the text.