Document Templates: XML escape characters not handled properly

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Hi all, In some app we use document templates within Mendix to generate Word/PDF files. If I add one of the known XML escape characters (https://stackoverflow.com/questions/730133/what-are-invalid-characters-in-xml) in the to be exported data, the functionality breaks. I would assume Mendix properly escapes those characters as part of the functionality itself? Is this a bug in the functionality or do I really need to filter out those escape characters with for instance a regex? Similar question asked by another user: https://forum.mendix.com/link/questions/100881 Regards, Ivo  
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Unfortunately yes, we have created some custom microflows to filter out the data before we generate the documents. It would indeed be nice if the platform could handle this.

Regards,

Ronald

 

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