Import Format with Invalid Character

I have accidentally created an Import format with an & which is bad character for FDM. It let me create the import format but now I am recieving a page error everytime I try to access the Import Format screen. This is preventing me from deleting the problematic import format. I have tried to export the import formats, delete the bad one from the xml file and re-import but this did not work.
Any idea of how to delete this import format?

You'll have to fix this through the database. Below are some SQL commands that will work in SQL Server.... Oracle is probably the same idea, but I won't claim those work in PL/SQL as I don't focus on it....
If it's in the Import Format details, you should find it by executing the following SQL :
Safe way (just to double check what you are going to change)
select * from tBhvImpItemfile where ImpfldFixedtext like ('%&%')
Update tBhvImpItemfile set ImpFldFixedText = 'new text here' where ImpSeq = <number(s) returned from first query>
You know what you're doing and don't want to see what records you might impact first
update tbhvImpItemfile set ImpFldFixedText = replace(ImpFldFixedText, '&', '-') where ImpFldFixedText like ('%&%')
If the & is in the Import Format (Name, Description, etc), then you would apply the same idea, but look at the table tBhvImpGroup and most likely the fields ImpGroupKey / ImpGroupDesc......

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