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'Chinese Characters' from 'Text Datasource' Displayed as 'Question Marks' (Doc ID 406547.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 17, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Reports Developer - Version and later
Oracle Forms for OCI - Version and later
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)


The reports are designed to use "Text" datasource that contains "Chinese characters" in the data. When the reports are executed, the Chinese characters fetched from the text datasource are displayed as "question marks" ("????") in the output. However, in the boilerplate text of the same outputs, the Chinese characters are perfect.


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