Special Characters (eg Å Ä Ö å ä ö) Are Shown Incorrectly When Passed as URL Parameters

(Doc ID 1598422.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 27, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Application Express (formerly HTML DB) - Version 4.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


NOTE : This issue only arises when Oracle Application Express (APEX) is installed in a Non-UTF8 Database. 


Special characters such as  Å Ä Ö å ä ö when passed as a URL parameter are not displayed correctly in it's corresponding APEX Item. It seems that is it 'double-escpaing' the values.
For example the string

"Höga Å_Ä_Ö_å_ä_ö"

is shown as 

"Höga Å_Ä_Ö_å_ä_ö"




APEX was upgraded to version 4.2.3. However, this can also occur in previous versions. 


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