XML entities are used incorrectly. There is illegal character.

Notice! This page describes the nature of the error using a hypothetical example and not the erroneous data of the input test file. You should however be able to apply this information to your error case.

Error description:

  1. XML entities are used incorrectly. e.g. semi-colon could be missing from any of following 
    & = &
    < = &lt;
    > = &gt;
  2. There is illegal character '&' in the field which is interpreted as entity of which there is an example at the previous point.

Try removing illegal characters or encoding them correctly.

Read more from XML specification: http://www.w3.org/TR/xml-c14n#ProcessingModel



On the line 12 value "Virgay & Co" is shown. The ampersand should be given as entity &amp; which is causing the error.

Error message given by validator:
EntityRef: expecting ';'