Help with ampersand in xml

Chris Sheffield cmsheffield at me.com
Thu Oct 18 16:11:44 CDT 2012


Well, how about that? I think that worked. I thought I had tried that earlier, but apparently not.

Thanks,
Chris

On Oct 18, 2012, at 11:51 AM, stephen barncard <stephenREVOLUTION2 at barncard.com> wrote:

> did you try its number ??       &
> 
> http://www.w3schools.com/html/html_entities.asp
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> On Thu, Oct 18, 2012 at 8:35 AM, Chris Sheffield <cmsheffield at me.com> wrote:
> 
>> For all you xml experts out there. Hoping someone has the answer for
>> this...
>> 
>> I need to use an ampersand character (&) in xml. It's in a company name
>> like Levi Strauss & Co. Everything I can find on the topic says to use the
>> entity reference "&", but this doesn't seem to be working. I just end
>> up with a blank space. Does anyone know how to make this work?
>> 
>> I'm beginning to think I've run into a bug in the LiveCode xml parser. I'm
>> currently using the revXMLNodeContents() function. Should I be using some
>> other function?
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> Chris
>> 
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