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Do special characters in product names need to be entered using HTML?

We have a product that includes the words "Theory & History", and that's how the product name was entered.  But on the customer invoice, it shows as "Theory & History".  If I change the product name to "Theory & History", would it display correctly (replacing the code with the & symbol) both on the website and on the customer's invoice?  If not, then what is the recommended way of dealing with special characters?
asked Mar 10, 2015 in ML by ellisvt (235 points)

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Yes I would use & within the product name, that way it should display correctly. Same with other characters € etc..
answered Mar 10, 2015 by Skriver (2,345 points)
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It also sounds like your receipt may be customized? Make sure you are  disabling the output escaping  on the name output on your receipt... (so it leaves &)

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answered Mar 10, 2015 by jsimacek (6,825 points)