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DI Server Ampersand (&) Error

Hi All,

I'm having an issue with the Ampersand (&) character in the DI Server call using DIServer.Interact

The following works perfectly:

<DoQuery>CardName from OCRD where CardCode = 'pamgong11'</DoQuery>

The following does not work:

<DoQuery>CardName from OCRD where CardCode = 'pamgong1&1'</DoQuery>

The error returned is the following:


<env:Text xml:lang="en">Invalid XML</env:Text>




<Error>System Id = 156847432, Line Number = 1, Column Number = 300, Description = Expected entity name for reference</Error>


How do I handle a DI Server call that contains the Ampersand (&) character?

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    Posted on Dec 08, 2014 at 08:10 PM

    Hi Barend,

    Have you tried &amp; instead of the &? Haven't tested it though:

    <DoQuery>CardName from OCRD where CardCode = 'pamgong1&amp;1'</DoQuery>

    Best regards,

    Pedro Magueija

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