Chinese Characters Corrupt When Report Developed on ZHS16GBK Environment But Running on UTF8 Environment (Doc ID 2092548.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 04, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Reports Developer - Version 11.1.2.2.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Develop a report test.rdf on 10g with NLS_LANG=SIMPLIFIED CHINESE_CHINA.ZHS16GBK.

Use Chinese font like SimSun with PDF:Subset configured in uifont.ali file.

Copy this test.rdf for running on an 11.1.2.2.0 Reports Server.  NLS_LANG set to AMERICAN_AMERICA.UTF8 on this 11g Server.

Configure "subsetting" with SimSun font for the 11g Reports Server.

Run this report like below:

http://host:port/reports/rwservlet?report=test.rdf&destype=cache&desformat=pdf&userid=username/password@sid

Then Chinese characters appear corrupt in the output.

Cause

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