Error in Internet Explorer 11 when searching in scripts using AWI

Document ID : KB000087609
Last Modified Date : 14/04/2018
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Error Message :

When using the Automic Web Interface (AWI) with Internet Explorer (IE) version 11 an error occurs when searching in scripts.

This only affects AWI opened in Internet Explorer.

  1. An object is opened for editing
  2. The script tab is selected and one word or phrase is selected
  3. The keyboard shortcut Ctrl+F is used to open the search dialog
  4. The search dialog pops up and the highlighted word is filled into the input box0EMb0000001QqiM.png
  5. Click OK
  6. Instead of searching for the phrase, it is replaced by a single f0EMb0000001QqiR.png
If the search is not opened by the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+F but via Internet Explorers menu
another search dialog is opened
that works.

From V12.1.0 on, there is a new search function with its own search and replace dialog:
Cause type:
By design
Root Cause: Search function was redesigned
This field was added on 30/03/2017. This article has not been updated yet. Refer to the "Description" or "Workaround" sections for solution information.

Fix Status: In Progress

Fix Version(s):
Component: Automic Web Interface

Automation.Engine 12.1.0 - Planned release date: 2017-06-30
Additional Information:
Workaround :
See Description