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Emojis Inserted Into UTF8 Database Using NLS_LANG=.UTF8 Do Not Display Correctly From JDBC (Doc ID 3007408.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 28, 2024

Applies to:

JDBC - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


From a C/C++ application, or from SQL*Plus, emojis are inserted into a database that uses the UTF8 database character set. 

When the application specifies NLS_LANG=.AL32UTF8 when performing these inserts, the JDBC driver is able to display them correctly when selecting them later.

However, when the application specifies NLS_LANG=.UTF8 instead, the JDBC driver displays garbage.



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