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General description of the error:
The format of the error message: The entity name must immediately follow the '&' in the entity reference.
Error description in schema standard: http://www.w3.org/TR/2004/REC-xml-20...04/#NT-content
Possible causes for this error:
- There is illegal character '&' inside a field and is interpreted as entity
- XML entities are used incorrectly, e.g. a space is given after character & and amp;
- & = &
< = <
> = >
- & = &
Error message: Fatal Error NameRequiredInReference : The entity name must immediately follow the '&' in the entity reference.
Meaning of error: Character & is interpreted to start an entity reference but instead a space is given after it
How to fix: Element can be fixed by replacing & with a correct entityty reference, &
<Nm>Virgay & Co</Nm>