Within DQ+ there is a subset of characters that aren't recommended for utilization within "object name" fields. If utilized, they will appear to display as a UNICODE string, or will get escaped.
The list of characters that cannot be utilized within the "object name" field(s) are :
1) Double Quote ( " )
2) Less Than ( < )
3) Carriage Return ( \r )
4) Line Feed ( \n )
These characters are not utilized for security reasons. As a use case, if utilizing the "less than" character :
The following will be returned. Notice, as opposed to seeing the nicely formatted "less than" character, we see a "\u003c" UNICODE string instead :
This is expected behavior. As a workaround the team may type "less than" as opposed to utilizing the "less than" ( < ) character.