When editing membership form or creating new membership form receive 500 error

When creating a new membership form or editing an existing one following error is received  "500 Exception of type 'System.Web.HttpUnhandledException' was thrown."
To resolve, perform the following:

1. Log into Raiser's Edge
2. Click on Configuration > Membership Categories
3. Ensure that there are no special text characters such as '$' or '#' present in the Program or category section
4. If special characters exist, edit the entry and remove them from the Program and Category section
5. Click Save and close 

Steps to Duplicate

1. Log into Blackbaud Netcommunity
2. Click on Site explorer
3. Click on parts
4. Select create new part
5. Select membership form
6. Following error occurs "500 Exception of type 'System.Web.HttpUnhandledException' was thrown."
Note: This occurs when editing an existing membership form as well


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