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PI18393: Template Comment element prevents generation of Publishing Engine documents within IBM Rational Rhapsody

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When you attempt to generate a document containing a template
    comment element for Publishing Engine, using the document
    generation wizard in Rhapsody, the document will fail to
    generate.
    
    SYMPTOM
    
    When you attempt to generate a document using the document
    generation wizard in Rhapsody, it results in the error 'Report
    generation failed'.
    
    Results:
    
    The document fails to generate.
    
    Steps to Reproduce:
    
    1. Open a project in Rhapsody.
    2. Open a template in the Publishing Engines Document Studio.
    3. Add a Template Comment element to the template and save the
    change.
    4. In Rhapsody navigate to Tools -? Rational Publishing Engine
    -? Generate Report.
    5. Select the modified template and proceed to generate a
    document.
    
    WORKAROUND
    
    Documents with Template Comments can be generated within the
    Publishing Engines Document Studio. An alternative is to remove
    Template Comments from the template if generating from within
    Rhapsody.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

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    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
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    Template Comment element prevents generation of Publishing
    Engine documents within IBM Rational Rhapsody
    

Problem conclusion

  • Fixed in 8.1.1
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI18393

  • Reported component name

    TLOGIC RHAPSODY

  • Reported component ID

    5724V74RP

  • Reported release

    761

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2014-05-21

  • Closed date

    2014-09-11

  • Last modified date

    2014-09-11

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  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    TLOGIC RHAPSODY

  • Fixed component ID

    5724V74RP

Applicable component levels

  • R761 PSN

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
11 September 2014