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I have a created a custom button using Onclick Javascript action.

I have a custom picklist field on Opportunity; I am just checking the value selected for this field on click of this button.

If the value is X or Y or Z then it should stay in the same page with an alert message,else it should take them to a different site.

The below script works perfectly, but when I click this button on opportunities in which the opportunity name has double quotes then it throws the below error:

missing ) after argument list

e.g: " N "Third Avenue (Opportunity name)

Can anyone please assist me in trouble shooting and a workaround..

Javascript:

function checktype() {
if("{!Opportunity.Opportunity_Type__c}" == "X" ||
"{!Opportunity.Opportunity_Type__c}" == "Y" ||
"{!Opportunity.Opportunity_Type__c}" == "Z"
 )
{
alert("Opportunity type: {!Opportunity.Opportunity_Type__c} is not supported ");

return;

}
else
{
window.location.replace("https://Anothersite.COM");
}

}
checktype();
  • The redirect url contains the opportunity name, i believe that is causing the issue: window.location.replace("anothersite.com/login/…{!Opportunity.Id}&SfdcOpName={!Opportunity.Name}&SfdcServerURL={!API.Partner_Server_URL_280}&SfdcSessionID={!API.Session_ID}"); How do i overcome the double quotes character while dynamically passing the oppty name in the redirect url – user5352 Aug 13 '15 at 15:14
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You can use the URLENCODE function on the oppotunity name when generating the url so that it retains all those special characters properly

window.location.replace("anothersite.com/login/…
{!Opportunity.Id}&SfdcOpName={!URLENCODE(Opportunity.Name)}&SfdcServerURL‌​=
{!API.Partner_Server_URL_280}&SfdcSessionID={!API.Session_ID}");

or you can use the javascript encodeURI function as well to get a proper url and redirect

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I hope URLENCODE function will solve your issue. Can you please try replacing SfdcOpName={!Opportunity.Name} with SfdcOpName={!URLENCODE(Opportunity.Name)} and try again. Thanks.

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