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I've created an HTML page that has a few parameters and runs a guided report. Works great. I added a "save selections" button so the user can save different variations of the report. When I open a "saved" set of parameters, I don't get them all. NOTE that one field is a "text area" with multiple lines. That field comes up blank when I open up a previously saved set of parameters. I have a requirement to allow certain users to type in their own SQL query, so that's why I'm using a text area. It could get pretty long I suppose. Has anyone else run into this? I didn't find much on focal point about it. Thanks all!

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Mike

What version of WF are you using? I want to try to reproduce this.


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Hi Chuck, we're on 8.105M. I'm still trying to determine exactly what's causing the textarea to not save. Sometimes it does. I started to think maybe the quotes were hosing it up, but I typed in a few lines with single and double quotes and it saved just fine. Really weird.


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Chuck - it looks like the equal sign in my SQL query is what breaks it when I do a SAVE. I just manually typed in parts of the query, saving after each thing until I got to the WHERE statement. As soon as I added the equal sign it wouldn't save the query. I removed the equal sign, saved again, and the query came back in the textarea.

As a workaround, I'm going to use the old FORTRAN operators of .EQ., .LT., etc, and I can do a replacement when the fex runs. I'd still be interested in what you find.


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Sorry it took me so long to get back to you. I tested this with both 8.1.05 and 8.2.06 and experienced the same as you with the = sign. I think you should report this as a bug.


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OK, thanks a lot!


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