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  • Extract_String Issue on WAS

    I hope somebody can help me out. I am trying to insert some HTML in the OnGridPartRender event. The code is:
    html1 = extract_string(e.html,"","<tbody id=\"GRID1.R1")  
    html2 = extract_string(e.html,"</tbody>","</div>")+"</div>"
    summary = <<%html%
    	<td class="GrBlueLink" colspan="7" align="right">Totals</td>
    	<td class="GrBlueLink" align="right">{e.rtc.amttotal}</td>
    	<td class="GrBlueLink" align="right">{e.rtc.truckcost}</td>
    	<td class="GrBlueLink" align="right">{e.rtc.trailercost}</td>
    	<td class="GrBlueLink" align="right">{e.rtc.driver_cost}</td>
    	<td class="GrBlueLink" align="right">{e.rtc.oo_cost}</td>
    	<td class="GrBlueLink" align="right">{e.rtc.profit}</td>
    summary = evaluate_string(summary)
    e.html = html1+summary+html2
    I am extracting two pieces of html and then inserting my HTML in the middle. Everything works fine on my development machine but I get the following error on the WAS:

    Error executing OnGridPartRender event handler: command: html1 = extract_string(e.html,"","

    Obviously, it does not like the < character but I am not sure what to do. Any help would be appreciate.



  • #2
    Re: Extract_String Issue on WAS

    Try using this reference and convert the symbols to "entity name":
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    • #3
      Re: Extract_String Issue on WAS


      You are up way too late! That did the trick, the WAS now recognizes the string but I now get a message with "An unhandled exception (e06d7363) was generated." I will take it up with Selwyn unless you know what generates the error.




      • #4
        Re: Extract_String Issue on WAS

        I too am getting this error message: "An unhandled exception (e06d7363) was generated."

        All I am doing is typing text into a cell in a table on a web page. I can get several lines of text in, and it saves OK. Then add a few more lines and on saving again, the error message appears. Did you resolve your issue?

        Kind regards,



        • #5
          Re: Extract_String Issue on WAS


          What I have been able to ascertain is that this is an inelegant way of letting you know that it could not find the start or stop string. It does not happen in every case but there are some in which it does. In my case, it was because GRID1 is a placeholder and gets changed on the WAS. Once I knew what was causing the error, I was able to fix the problem. I originally sent it in as a bug report but Jerry let me know that is was not. I have included a script that I included with the bug report that will cause the error at will in case you are interested.


          1. Copy attached html.txt file to a location (Contains e.html variable from OnGridPartRender)
          2. Open attached script error e06d7363 file.
          3. Change file variable in script to saved location of html.txt file
          4. Run script html1 will work correctly.
          5. Comment out first html1 and run other variations. The other variations will produce the error see comments.

          error_e06d7363 - 01-05-2012 -1.txt