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3237653 - SAP GUI TextEdit control doesn't work when dragging and dropping non-plaid text (.txt) format files such as Microsoft Outlook (.msg), Microsoft Word (.docx) and PDF documents


  • When dragging and dropping files such as .msg (Microsoft Outlook), .docx (Microsoft Word), and PDF files, the text content doesn't appear correctly. Encrypted-like characters are displayed instead as shown below:



SAP GUI for Windows


ABAP platform all versions ; SAP NetWeaver all versions


TextEdit Control, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, Drag and Drop, SAP GUI for Windows, PDF, plaid text. , KBA , BC-FES-CTL , SAP GUI for Windows Controls , Problem

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