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


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.

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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