Characters Are Broken When Exporting To .CSV Format With Discoverer Plus/Viewer And Opening With MS Excel

(Doc ID 307127.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 19, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Discoverer - Version 4.1.48.08 to 11.1.1.7.0 [Release 4.1 to 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur on any platform.

Symptoms

Using Discoverer Plus / Viewer (any version) with a character set other than US English to export data to .CSV format and then opening with MS Excel shows broken characters.

Note: This was reported with Korean characters, but could apply to multiple or a variety of character sets.

 

Cause

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