Use of an Apostrophe in a file uploaded to Blackboard creating Issues

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Use of an Apostrophe in a File Name Creating Issues

Date Published: Aug 21,2019

Category: Planned First Fix Release:SaaS - v3700.11.0,Learn 9.1 Q4 2019 Release; Product:Content Management,Extensions; Version:Learn 9.1 Q2 2017 (3200.0.0),Learn 9.1 Q4 2017 (3300.0.0),Learn 9.1 Q2 2018 (3400.0.0),Learn 9.1 Q4 2018 (3500.0.0),Learn 9.1 Q2 2019 (3700.0.0),Learn 9.1 Q4 2016 (3100.0.0-rel.107+401e,SaaS
Article No.: 000043571

Product: Blackboard Learn

Release: 9.1;SaaS

Service Pack(s): Learn 9.1 Q2 2017 (3200.0.0), Learn 9.1 Q4 2017 (3300.0.0), Learn 9.1 Q2 2018 (3400.0.0), Learn 9.1 Q4 2018 (3500.0.0), Learn 9.1 Q2 2019 (3700.0.0), Learn 9.1 Q4 2016 (3100.0.0-rel.107+401e, SaaS

Issue Description: An attached file with an apostrophe in the name won't allow an assignment to be edited and throws an error.

Steps to Replicate:

  1. Log in to Blackboard as an Administrator
  2. Make a Course or use an old Course
  3. Create an Assignment and attach a file to it with a name that has an apostrophe in it. (Yes this works and throws no error)
  4. Edit Assignment, change nothing and save it
Observed Behavior:
Throws an error, for example:

Expected Behavior:
Edit should save


Do not use special characters in file names.

Target Release: Learn 9.1 Q4 2019 Release

SaaS - Fixed (v3700.11.0)


Article ID: 1620
Tue 1/26/21 8:52 PM
Wed 4/21/21 5:09 PM