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E1: TDA: SQL Server Database Collation (For checking width of characters at database level, for example English vs Kanji) (Doc ID 654620.1)

Last updated on JULY 17, 2018

Applies to:

JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Tools - Version 8.93 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Customer has Japanese end-users using a combination keyboard that allows them to enter Kanji & English characters. For example, in P01012, search type field is validated via UDC 01/ST and one of the valid UDC value is J for Jobs and the Japanese end-users are supposed to enter the English-based character J. However by mistake they enter the Kanji J character instead, both web & windows client does not fail in the UDC validation and the database therefore stores an invalid Kanji J character in F0101.ABAT1 instead of the English J character. This data then causes problem when the invalid Kanji J character is exported to a text file for data export. Customer states the UDC validation should fail when the Kanji J character is entered because the unicode value is 65322 for Kanji J and 74 for English J. The EnterpriseOne data sources are set to Unicode and the database is SQL 2000 SP3a.

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