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my xslt:

<a href="?Filter={$itleUrl}"><xsl:value-of select="@Title" /></a>

I get this output if the title is P&O: P&O

but what i realy want is that he ignores the special characters, because the filter thinks it's a extra value. Is this possible? I already tried disable-output-escaping but nothing happens.

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If the value $itleUrl comes from a Hyperlink column use the XSLT OuterTemplate.GetSafeLink to retrieve the pure URL path.

Example below is standard XSLT found in most templates in the default ItemStyle.xsl file.

<xsl:variable name="SafeLinkUrl">
  <xsl:call-template name="OuterTemplate.GetSafeLink">
    <xsl:with-param name="UrlColumnName" select="'LinkUrl'"/>

Create your own variable with the below and you should be good to go.

<xsl:call-template name="OuterTemplate.GetSafeLink">
  <xsl:with-param name="UrlColumnName" select="'LinkUrl'"/>
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