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FIX: You may receive a "btm1050: XSL transform error" error message when you test a map in BizTalk Server 2004

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When you use the Covast EDI Schema Editor extension in Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004, and then you test a map in the BizTalk Mapper, you may receive an error message that is similar to the following:
btm1050: XSL transform error: There is no Unicode byte order mark. Cannot switch to Unicode.
This problem occurs if you select Native as the value for the Test Map command when you process an EDI document.

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that is described in this article. Only apply it to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004 service pack that contains this hotfix.

To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site: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.


To apply this hotfix, you must have BizTalk Server 2004 Service Pack 1 installed on the computer.

Restart requirement

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

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

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 tool in Control Panel.
   Date         Time   Version             Size   File name   --------------------------------------------------------------------------------   25-May-2005  01:18  3.0.6128.0        685,056  Btsxmltools.dll   25-May-2005  01:18  3.0.6128.0         45,056  Ms.bts.crossreferencing.dll   25-May-2005  01:18  3.0.6128.0        221,184  Msbts.artifactbrowser.dll   25-May-2005  01:18  3.0.6128.0        274,432  Msbts.basefunctoids.dll   25-May-2005  01:18  3.0.6128.0        249,856  Msbts.mapper.dll   25-May-2005  01:18  3.0.6128.0      1,114,112  Msbts.tom.dll   25-May-2005  01:18  3.0.6128.0         40,960  Msbts.xreffunctoids.dll
Note Because of file dependencies, the most recent hotfix that contains these files may also contain additional files.

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

Article ID: 899654 - Last Review: 01/17/2015 10:50:11 - Revision: 2.3

Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004 Service Pack 1, Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004 Standard Edition, Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004 Partner Edition, Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004 Enterprise Edition, Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004 Developer Edition

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