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Problem with XML and special character

Problem with XML and special character

Problem with XML and special character

(OP)
I'm using XML-Into with a handler procedure to read the contents of an XML document held as a file in the IFS. It works really well apart from one thing. When any characters that XML regards as Special are included in the data it ignores them. Things like &, <, > and =. In one example, a customer name includes & - the ampersand character. If you look at the XML file it holds it as George &amp; Bert but when it hits the RPG code it has dropped the & and I get George Bert.

Any ideas?

PeteJ
(Contract Code-monkey)

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(apologies to the veggies)

RE: Problem with XML and special character

You may try this <![CDATA[  your_text_with special characters ]]>.
Vadim  

RE: Problem with XML and special character

(OP)
Hi Botatun

The problem is with incoming text so I don't have control over any CDATA keywords. When the text arrives in the handler during the *XML_CHAR event it has already stripped out &amp; so I don't even get to find out that something is missing.

PeteJ
(Contract Code-monkey)

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(apologies to the veggies)

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