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E1: TC: Table Conversion with Output Format Type "XML" Does Not Use the Flat File Encoding UTF8 that is Set in P93081; The Flat File is Always Created with UTF-16 Encoding (Doc ID 2928178.1)

Last updated on MARCH 16, 2023

Applies to:

JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Tools - Version 9.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


A custom Table Conversion (TC) is created which outputs a flat file using the format type "XML".

In P93081 - Work With Flat File Encoding application, UTF8 encoding is set up for this custom TC.


However, when the TC is submitted, the output XML file is always encoded in UTF-16.

Steps to Duplicate:

  1. Create a Table Conversion UBE

    On the Table Conversion Properties , Outputs tab
    User Defined Format - Type
    Format Type : XML - Outputs are in Extensible Markup Language (XML) format
    Row Formats: Single Format - All rows have the same format

  2. Run table conversion program on fat client or on server (after package deployment),  the XML output flat file is always in UTF-16 encoding although P93081 is set up to be UTF8




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