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Pound Symbol (£) Is Displayed as Hashtag (#) in Forms (Doc ID 2570318.1)

Last updated on JULY 26, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Forms - Version 12.2.1.3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Boilerplate text (or Text Item prompt) with a pound symbol (£) is displayed as a hashtag (#) in Forms. This is true in both upgraded Forms or newly created ones (in 10g, 11g, or 12c).

The characterset in the database is one that supports the pound symbol (£)



Changes

 Form upgrade or newly created in one environment, moved to another and recompiled.

Cause

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