BI Publisher Reports End With Error When There Is An Ampersand Character ( & ) On The Xml Data File (Doc ID 1081175.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Application Object Library - Version 11.5.10.2 and later
BI Publisher (formerly XML Publisher) - Version 5.6.3 to 10.1.3.4.2 [Release 5 to 10.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Bi Publisher reports available after upgrade from 12.0.6 to 12.1.1 ends with the following error :

XML Parsing Error: not well-formed

<C_ORG_NAME>Ship & Company</C_ORG_NAME>

Opening the xml data file with Iexplorer gives the following error :

Cannot view XML input using XSL style sheet. Please correct the error and then click the Refresh button, or try again later.
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Whitespace is not allowed at this location. Error processing resource 'file:///C:/Support/TAR/3-1614978631/Transaction_regi...

<C_ORG_NAME>Ship & Company</C_ORG_NAME>

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Cause

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