Right To Left Languages (Arabic or Hebrew) are Displayed with Wrong Format in SQL*Plus (Doc ID 2289107.1)

Last updated on JULY 21, 2017

Applies to:

SQL*Plus - Version 11.1.0.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

NLS_LANG set to AMERICAN_AMERICA.AL32UTF8 and the formatting of the Hebrew text is always displayed on the right side of the screen from sqlplus when using Putty Terminal application.

Other languages are displayed correctly on the right side of the screen.

Cause

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