2 Replies Latest reply on Jun 21, 2006 2:22 AM by blemmo

    Using the + symbol in XML

    misterpatrick67
      Hello all,

      I am having a small problem with an external XML file. I can't seem to get the + symbol to work in XML files or in text files. OK, let me back up a second, I know how to use the + symbol in the text file by encoding it with %2B, but I'd like to find a way to make it easier for the copywriter to edit the files. Saving as Unicode-8 only works with odd characters like ä etc, not with all symbols.

      Back to my mail problem. I can't figure out a way to use the + at all in the XML file I am using for the news ticker. I have tried embedding the text in a CDATA tag, but it doesn't seem to do anything and am not sure I am parsing it correctly. The text shows up fine, just sans the symbols I need. Here's a brief segment of the XML parser I am using: