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2438020 - InputField/ComboBox JavaScript Error in IE Quirks on Content Administration


While using Internet Explorer in Quirks mode and when accessing the Content Administration to change parameters InputField or ComboBoxcontent and they are in italic, changes will NOT take effect. Instead of changing the parameter, the previous parameter value is back.

The below exception is shown:

SCRIPT87: Invalid argument.
EditFieldBase.js (1,2421)




  • SAP Enterprise Portal
  • SAP NetWeaver Application Server Java
  • Web Dynpro ABAP
  • SAP NetWeaver
  • SAP NetWeaver Application Server for SAP S/4HANA
  • ABAP PLATFORM - Application Server ABAP


ABAP platform all versions ; SAP NetWeaver all versions ; SAP Web Application Server for SAP S/4HANA all versions


Internet Explorer, IE11, Unified Rendering, URB, Web Dynpro Java, Web Dynpro ABAP, WDJ, WDA, SAP GUI for HTML, Unified Rendering, Lightspeed, InputField, ComboBox, InputFieldHelpButton, IE Quirks , KBA , javascript , combobox , italic , editfieldbase , BC-WD-UR , Unified Rendering , Problem

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