OBIEE 11g: Error: "Sax parser returned an exception. Message: Expected entity name for reference. Error Codes: UH6MBRBC" When Trying to Export to PDF a Report With "&" in a Value (Doc ID 1381339.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 31, 2017

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Answers Option - Version 11.1.1.5.0 [1308] to 11.1.1.6.12 [Release 11g]
Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.5.0 [1308] to 11.1.1.6.12 [Release 11g]
Business Intelligence Server Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.5.0 [1308] to 11.1.1.6.12 [Release 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Updated on 15-Oct-2014***

Symptoms

When attempting to export an analysis to PDF with '&' sign in the data value displayed (for example, "system & configurations") in both table view and filter view, the following error occurs:

ERROR
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Sax parser returned an exception. Message: Expected entity name for reference...
Error Codes: UH6MBRBC
Location: saw.subsystem.pdf.postprocess, saw.subsystem.portal.pdf, saw.httpserver.processrequest, saw.rpc.server.responder, saw.rpc.server, saw.rpc.server.handleConnection, saw.rpc.server.dispatch, saw.threadpool, saw.threadpool, saw.threads


Note: The problem does not occur if only table view is displayed.

Cause

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