[reportlab-users] Special characters in paragraphs
zwerschke at zuv.uni-heidelberg.de
Wed Dec 14 04:49:33 EST 2005
Dick Kniep wrote:
> xml parser error (; missing in entityref) in paragraph beginning
> 'Den Besten&Sloof'
> Note the '&' in the text which causes the crash.
This should really go to the FAQ. As the error indicates, Platypus
paragraphs are parsed as XML since they can contain XML tags (see user
guide). So you have to escape any special XML characters like & and <>.
In this case, you have to write & instead of &.
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