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2751763 - SAP GUI for HTML: special characters in text editor


  • Saving text with special character Percent Mark "%"  in text editor on SAP GUI for HTML (WebGUI), it is then replaced by "#".
  • Saving text with special character Ampersand Mark "&"  in text editor on  WebGUI, the following part is then disappeared.

The issue only happens on WebGUI, it doesn't happen on SAP GUI for Windows.

Similar issue may happen to other special characters (e.g., "^").



  • WebGUI with Kernel 7.53
  • WebGUI with Kernel 7.73


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