Some Non-ASCII Characters Become '?' When Passed To Reports From URL And Using Parameter Form
Last updated on SEPTEMBER 22, 2017
Applies to:Oracle Reports Developer - Version: 10.1.2.0.0
Information in this document applies to any platform.
One of the causes discussed here occurs rather on Unix machines.
Checked for relevance on 09-Feb-2010
Note: The example value for P_1 in this note will be a letter with accent: the Capital A with Diaeresis: �, but it might not appear as such in your browser.
This character will be referenced as [A Diaeresis] later on to workaround possible browser display issues.
Submitting a report that uses a parameter form with an URL to rwservlet e.g.:
where the parameter form does not show the value for P_1, provides a report showing an unexpected value for P1 such as '?' (or similar) .
When the parameter form is not used, there is no problem.
Parameter values including other non-ASCII characters can similarly hit this issue.
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