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    How to escape special characters in XML input file (PLIF)


    • Product: Aleph
    • Product Version: 20, 21, 22, 23
    • Relevant for Installation Type: Dedicated-Direct, Direct, Local, Total Care



    How to escape special characters in the address data (like ampersand &) in XML format for PLIF (file-20)?


    Encoding the ampersand as &amp will work: 
    <z304-address-1>Smith &amp Miller</z304-address-1>


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    Additional Information

    If the characters are not correctgly encoded the following error message might be displayed when customer tries to upload xml PLIF file:

    "/exlibris/aleph/u21_x/xxx50/scratch/plif_130909_133132.txt:27: parser error : xmlParseEntityRef: no name
    <z304-address-2>Development & Reform Commission hostel,</z304-address-2>"


    • Article last edited: 9-FEB-2017
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