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devra_a_komenda Absent Member.
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How do I remove special characters from a text field that cause SOAP to fail

I am attempting to transfer a primary item Title to an external system using an Orchestration. I have run into a problem with special characters being in the Text fields causing the orchestration to fail due to an XML constraint. Within the Orchestration is there a way to scan and replace all special characters within the orchestration? Is there a way to put a CDATA block around the title field.
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PM Thompson Outstanding Contributor.
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Re: How do I remove special characters from a text field that cause SOAP to fail

Just a guess ... try disabling "rich text" for the text fields.
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devra_a_komenda Absent Member.
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Re: How do I remove special characters from a text field that cause SOAP to fail

I found a solution from another post that requires you loop through the field and CONCAT(SUBSTRINGBEFORE(Title,"/"),"-",SUBSTRINGAFTER(Title,"/")) and reset field in loop replacing all the special characters. I do this for all the text fields passed. Thankfully, with this particular integration I only had to replace the "/" .

Thanks for your contribution though!
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