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You have a webpage that has an input box that uses the MaxLength property. When you browse to the webpage in Internet Explorer, you notice that the input box does not handle surrogate pair characters correctly.
For example, in the webpage, you have the following code for the input box:
When you use Internet Explorer to open this webpage, you can enter only two surrogate pair characters in the input box instead of five as expected.
Security update informationTo resolve this issue, install the most recent cumulative security update for Internet Explorer. To do this, visit the following Microsoft website:
http://update.microsoft.comFor more technical information about the most recent cumulative security update for Internet Explorer, visit the following Microsoft website:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/current.aspxNote This update was first included in security update 2618444.
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2618444/ )MS11-099: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer: December 13, 2011
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information about surrogate pairs, visit the following Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) website:
Surrogates and Supplementary CharactersFor more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates