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DataSet removes special characters

I’m using mail merge to export data to word. I’m having a problem with the DataSet which removes the special characters in my Time column. Is there another way to execute the doc.MailMerge.ExecuteWithRegions(ds); line of code.
Here is my code:

DataSet ds = new DataSet();
da.Fill(ds, “dt”); //The problem is here

string fileName = “LastClockTimeReport.docx”;
Document doc = new Document(fileName);

doc.MailMerge.Execute(fieldNames, fieldValues);

doc.MailMerge.TrimWhitespaces = false;

When the fill method runs it removes the special characters from the Time column


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I’ve manage to solve the problem.


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