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2222231 - Labels IDs with bracket(s) values cannot be imported into LMS


Labels IDs which contain a bracket(s) value cannot be imported into LMS


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Create the label import txt file which contains below list of labels Label1 (CSV) Label2 (CSV) Label3 (PDF) Label4 (PDF)

  2. Go to System Admin > Tools > Label Import/Export and follow the steps to import these labels to an active Locale
  3. After Import is successful, go to System Admin > Tools > Label Import/Export > select Export Label and search for label value contains 'My Label'.
  4. Only the following two labels are listed: Label2 (CSV) Label4 (PDF) 


This is an expected behavior. Label ID's cannot contain special characters.


In the case of a custom report being imported, it can have names like mylabel(PDF). The system creates a new label with value MyLabel(PDF). The value can be edited in References > Geography > Labels. But such labels cannot be created in the References or imported via Admin label import tool since those processes will be validated by the rule of Java properties file key=value.

Please do not use special characters in the label ID (Key). You could potentially append values like:


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