BI Publisher - XML Report With Special Characters Fails With: Failed to load XML (Doc ID 2066239.1)

Last updated on JULY 20, 2016

Applies to:

BI Publisher (formerly XML Publisher) - Version 11.1.1.7.0 to 11.1.1.7.x [Release 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Bi Publisher 11.1.1.7 is part of OBIEE installation

Symptoms

 When rendering a field that could contain special characters i.e. CHR(0) CHR(21) or CHR(22) and others, the BI Publisher report fails to render, errors with an XML error:

Failed to load XML

 

Cause

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