Introduction

The use of the special character '&' (Ampersand) in the column of type 'Choice' causes an error

Error Scenario

When creating a new process associated with a list that has a column of type ’Choice’ and the choice value data contains an '&' character (ampersand), as soon as you click the ’Create new Process’ button, the following error occurs and the list metadata is not retrieved:

Error Messages 

The error message below or a similar error message has been known to occur:

Unable to load context data
An error occurred while parsing EntityName. Line 1, position 51
Unable to load context data
An error occurred while parsing EntityName. Line 1, position 51

Error Resolution

This Hotfix is contained within the latest K2 Update. Install the update package to resolve the error.