Software bug: Convert HTML/XML Entities to Text

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Software bug: Convert HTML/XML Entities to Text

Post by DFH » Fri Dec 28, 2018 8:41 pm

The filter Convert HTML/XML Entities to Text does not work in TextPipe 10.7.6.

Every HTML entity in my UTF-8 test file became the NUL character!
The attachment HTML XML entities.zip is no longer available

NB. I have therefore just made a workaround using a replace list filter.
HTML XML entities.zip
Zip file contains UTF-8 test file with all 253 entities.
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Aside: I do not recall using this filter in earlier versions of TextPipe, so I have nothing to say about when it first had this bug.

Please fix this bug asap.

David
Last edited by DFH on Sat Dec 29, 2018 4:19 am, edited 2 times in total.

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Re: Convert HTML/XML Entities to Text

Post by DFH » Fri Dec 28, 2018 8:44 pm

Also, there's a minor issue with the Help for Convert HTML/XML Entities to Text.

When this filter is selected in the filters list, and the context menu option Help for this filter is clicked, the wrong help page is displayed.

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Re: Convert HTML/XML Entities to Text

Post by DFH » Fri Dec 28, 2018 8:58 pm

Test convert HTML XML entities to text.zip
Zip file contains my test filter which includes a workaround.
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Re: Software bug: Convert HTML/XML Entities to Text

Post by DFH » Fri Jan 11, 2019 12:29 am

Please review and respond.

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Re: Software bug: Convert HTML/XML Entities to Text

Post by DataMystic Support » Wed Jan 16, 2019 9:58 pm

Thanks David - the help and the filter are fixed for TextPipe 10.8 and the encodings have been updated for the latest unicode.
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Re: Software bug: Convert HTML/XML Entities to Text

Post by DFH » Fri Jan 18, 2019 6:20 am

Thanks, Simon.

When is TextPipe 10.8 due to be released?

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Re: Software bug: Convert HTML/XML Entities to Text

Post by DataMystic Support » Fri Jan 18, 2019 9:05 pm

Aiming for 2 weeks from now.
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