FIX: A price is saved incorrectly as 0 when you try to update the price in the Commerce Server 2007 Catalog Manager

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SYMPTOMS

Consider the following scenario. On a server that is running Microsoft Commerce Server 2007, you use a customized number locale setting in the Regional and Language Options dialog box. You set the decimal symbol for numbers to a value that is same as the value of the digit grouping symbol for currency. You try to update a price in the Commerce Server 2007 Catalog Manager. In this scenario, the price is saved incorrectly as 0.

CAUSE

This problem occurs because of the limitation of the Number.TryParse object in the Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0. When the Catalog Manager parses a price and the decimal symbol for numbers is set to a value that is same as the value of the digit grouping symbol for currency, the parse operation assumes the digit grouping symbol as a decimal symbol.

RESOLUTION

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft. However, it is intended to correct only the problem that this article describes. Apply it only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.

To resolve this problem, contact Microsoft Customer Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.

Prerequisites

You must have Commerce Server 2007 installed to apply this hotfix.

Restart information

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Registry information

You do not have to change the registry.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Microsoft.commerceserver.ui.controllibrary.dll6.0.4037.089312-Jul-200712:45x86

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about the Number.TryParse object, visit the follow Microsoft Web site:
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/9zbda557.aspx
For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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Article ID: 939888 - Last Review: October 8, 2011 - Revision: 2.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Commerce Server 2007 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Commerce Server 2007 Developer Edition
  • Microsoft Commerce Server 2007 Enterprise Edition
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