EGL9.2: Spreadsheet Journal Import(JRNL1) Encountered 'A semi colon character was expected' Error If Ampersand( & ) is Used in Product ChartField Value (Doc ID 2168022.1)

Last updated on MARCH 31, 2017

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise FIN General Ledger - Version 9.2 to 9.2 [Release 9]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Error:
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When attempting to import spreadsheet journal encountered an error if ampersand('&') is used Product ChartField

Error:
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A semi colon character was expected

Steps To Replicate:
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1. Enter product with '&' character on Spreadsheet Journal
2. Click on Import Now

Cause

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