Non-English Characters Are Appearing As Junk When The Report Downloaded Into CSV Format With Encoding Set To UTF8 (Doc ID 1478857.1)

Last updated on JUNE 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Application Express (formerly HTML DB) - Version 4.0.2.00.07 to 4.1.1.00.23 [Release 4]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance 6-May-2015

Symptoms

While trying to download an Interactive Report which contains Non-English characters into CSV format, the characters are appearing as junk when the reported is opened.

The same report appears fine when it is downloaded into Excel format with encoding set to UTF8. 

Cause

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