Xero Error: Bad request. A validation exception occurred - Please remove invalid character 'x' from Invoice number field


Latest update: - Anna

Problem

Posting data to Xero returns the error 'Xero Error: Bad request. A validation exception occurred - Please remove invalid character 'x' from Invoice number field'.

Setup

  • Vend for Mac or PC
  • Xero Integration

Cause

Invalid character in fields (e.g. Register name). 

Solution

Change the invalid characters to alphanumeric characters. 

Additional Information

While accented characters are rejected, instances of ampersands '&' are accepted.