Resolving problem with data format when exporting then importing data

Products Affected: EngageOne Designer


When exporting the data format schema in the EngageOne Designer, and changing the delimiter from § to ». After doing the change, the user tries to import the data format schema. While importing, it gives the error message - “XML Validation failed”


The "Export/Import Data Format Schema" functionality referred to here is not meant for exporting, hand-editing, then re-importing a Data Format.


UPDATED: August 31, 2017
The proper way to achieve this is described in the Knowledge Article Changing the delimiter in an existing data format