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APEX Application Shows Non-English Characters as Question Marks (?) (Doc ID 2820506.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 01, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Application Express (APEX) - Version 5.1.2 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


After migrating an APEX application from one database to another, non-English characters display as Question Marks (?)
The APEX application was imported via SQL Plus. On the old environment these characters display correctly.

Some sample characters that display as question marks:
Ñ, Ç, Á, Ä, É, Ë, Í, Ï, Ó, Ö, Ú, Ü

Querying tables with such characters from SQL Plus reproduces the issue.




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