Smart View Error: "XML Load Error: A Semicolon Character Was Expected" or "XML Load Error: Whitespace Is not Allowed at This Location"

(Doc ID 1340501.1)

Last updated on APRIL 16, 2018

Applies to:

Hyperion Financial Management - Version to [Release 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When you change the Point Of View in SmartView, using a Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) data source, one of the following error messages appears:

XML Load Error: A Semicolon Character Was Expected


XML Load Error: Whitespace is not allowed at this location.

Excel may crash when you select the Account dimension through "Select Member" option in the Function Builder.


A new Member List file has been loaded into the HFM application.


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