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The & special character displays as &amp in the UI



When passing the '&' special character to the Pega application, it displays as '&amp' in the UI.

Error Messages

Not Applicable

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Create a new case.
  2. Pass the '&' special character.

Root Cause

An issue in the custom application code or rules.


Perform the following local-change:
  1. Use Text instead of Field value.

  2. In the Value, include the below text.

    <pega:reference format="pxTextInput" name=".prop1"></pega:reference>--<pega:reference format="pxTextInput" name=".prop2"></pega:reference>

Published October 8, 2020

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