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    Unicode formatting characters do not validate with MARC21 character set validation enabled

    • Product Version: All
    • Relevant for Installation Type: Dedicated-Direct; Direct; Local; Total Care

    Symptoms

    * Right-to-left mark (200F), left-to-right embedding (202A) and Pop Directional Formatting (202C) do not validate in Cataloging

    Defect Status

    Issue VYG-6847 is currently in Development.

    Replication Steps

    1. Cataloging > Options > Preferences > Validation > uncheck box for Bypass MARC21 Character set validation
    2. Import or save record with right-to-left mark, left-to-right embedding or pop directional formatting characters
    3, Invalid MARC21 Characters message box displays showing 200F, 202A and 202C as invalid.

    Workaround

    Manually update MARC21 Repertoire.cfg file with characters:
    U+200F
    U+202A
    U+202C