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Possible (EventsView) bug

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  1. Louis Farrell
    Louis Farrell avatar
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    24 May 2010
    14 Jun 2010
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    Hey,

    I have spent the best part of a day, trying to work out the reason why sometimes an event i had created didn't show on a webpage (using the EventsView control), only to have now found that if a category that the event is in contains either a "(" or a ")", then it will refuse to show it. The event shows if the set category of the EventsView is left blank (EventsView Control\Edit\Advanced\Obsolete Members\Selected Categories), and will only cause a problem if the EventsView control is told to just display items of a certain category containing the characters.

    I am now going to change all my category names to work around this, however, it would be good if this could be fixed!

    Thanks,

    Louis
  2. Radoslav Georgiev
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    01 Feb 2016
    15 Jun 2010
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    Hello Louis Farrell,

    Thank you for using our services.

    This is a known issue of Categories functionality. Category names cannot contain special characters in their names, as they are not properly escaped. This issue will be fixed in our next major release - Sitefinity 4.0

    Regards,
    Radoslav Georgiev
    the Telerik team

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