Foreign Language Specific Characters Appear As Question Marks ( ? ) When Exporting To PDF (Doc ID 550471.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Discoverer - Version: 10.1.2.0.2 to 11.1.1.4.0 - Release: 10.1.2 to 11g
Oracle Discoverer - Version: 10.1.2.0.2 to 11.1.1.4.0   [Release: 10.1.2 to 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Exporting a workbook to PDF from either Discoverer Plus or Discoverer Viewer, question marks are displayed instead of foreign characters. This has been exprienced with Greek and Arabic characters, however, this may occur with other foreign languages
When exporting the same to other formats, i.e. Excel, the same characters are displayed fine.

Cause

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