Spanish 'Inverted Question Mark' Character '¿' Transformed to '&iquest' In ADF Faces Pages.

(Doc ID 1290939.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle JDeveloper - Version to [Release Oracle11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 13-May-2013***


You developed an ADF Faces/BC application in JDeveloper 11g (

You notice a weird issue with the character '¿' (the "inverted question mark" - "Signo de interrogación"):

The issue occurs in any browser, whatever the browser language settings ("Spanish [es-Es]").

The problem only reproduces with af:inputText components with rows="1" (default).
When you set rows="N" (N > 1), then the same af:inputText shows the '¿' character correctly.

The problem only reproduces with ADF applications.
You don't see the problem on other Web pages.

The encoding settings are configured as the following in JDeveloper:


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