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Guidance on use of ampersand & in assignment group name

I did not find any warnings against using specific characters in assignment groups so I want to ask the experts. Has anyone had problems using certain characters in assignment group names?

 

Specifically I want to make a few assignment groups like:

austin r&d

irvine r&d

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Never used "&". But we are using '/' , '(' , ')' , '-' and having no problem at all.


hth,
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I would advise against using & in assignment groups.  It may affect certain queries needed by reports and url links.  You will likely be able to work around these issues, but is just another hassle.  If you can avoid using &, avoid it.

 

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Mike - That was my initial reaction as well. However, I can not find a case where the assignment group name is used in a url query. As I wrote that line I thought about dashboards. I will have to test that scenario to see if it breaks.

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