Defect #25604

Redmine does not appear to strip leading spaces from new issues

Added by Library Systems Dept almost 6 years ago.

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Priority:NormalDue date:
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We have a group that manually creates new issues for us. Occasionally they don't pay close attention and will create new issues that contain a leading space in the Subject field. This doesn't affect basic functionality, but when attempting to sort on the Subject field we get back unexpected results. We finally figured out that the issue is caused by the leading space in the Subject line.

Does Redmine intentionally provide support for creating issues with leading spaces or is this a case where it fails to strip leading/trailing spaces from that field when creating new issues? I assume the latter and am filing this report accordingly.

Thank you for your time.

Redmine instance details


sh: 1: darcs: not found
sh: 1: hg: not found
sh: 1: cvs: not found
sh: 1: bzr: not found
sh: 1: git: not found
  Redmine version                3.3.3.stable.16539
  Ruby version                   2.3.1-p112 (2016-04-26) [x86_64-linux-gnu]
  Rails version        
  Environment                    production
  Database adapter               Mysql2
  Subversion                     1.9.3
Redmine plugins:
  no plugin installed

Internal ref: #52875

Related issues

Related to Redmine - Defect #9588: Text fields used for data entry should trim whitespace. New 2011-11-16


#1 Updated by Go MAEDA almost 6 years ago

  • Related to Defect #9588: Text fields used for data entry should trim whitespace. added

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