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Use special characters in the XML-header of a method

Sometimes you have to use special characters in the XML header of a method to document the code well. To get sure, that this header is still well-formed and is not identified as best practice deviation, you can use a CDATA section.

/// <version>
///  1.0
/// </version>
/// <summary>
/// <![CDATA[ Replaces following special characters: &, % ]]>
/// </summary>
private void someMethod()
    // something...

Without this CDATA section AX would spend the following BP-Deviation:


XML documentation is not well-formed.


These post applies to following versions:
Dynamics AX 2012, Dynamics AX 2009

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