FIX: You may receive the "Unterminated string constant" scripting error message when you try to copy a posting to a new channel in Content Management Server 2002 Service Pack 1

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When you try to copy a posting to a new channel, you may receive the following scripting error message in the Copy Page dialog box:
Unterminated String constant
This problem occurs if you are not assigned to the template gallery that the current template is in.
A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site: Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

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 tool in Control Panel.
   Date         Time   Version            Size    File name   --------------------------------------------------------------   04-Oct-2004  20:56                      9,252  Console.js   08-Oct-2004  19:41  5.0.2531.0        196,608  Microsoft.contentmanagement.webcontrols.dll   07-Oct-2004  22:21                      3,945  Selectionframe.aspx
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Content Management Server 2002 Service Pack 1.
For additional information about the "Unterminated string constant" error message, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
833588 FIX: "Unterminated string constant" error message when you copy postings in MCMS 2002

Article ID: 890335 - Last Review: 12/09/2015 01:56:39 - Revision: 2.2

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