Right-To-Left Reports Are Displayed Left-To-Right in PDF/RTF Output With NLS_LANG=AMERICAN_territory.AR8MSWIN1256 (Doc ID 725904.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Reports Developer - Version: 10.1.2.0.2 and later   [Release: Oracle10g and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When generating PDF/RTF output on Linux environment using standalone/in-process report server, with the following settings:

  1. Report Direction property is set at design time to Right to Left direction (RTL)
  2. NLS_LANG is set to AMERICAN_territory.AR8MSWIN1256

The report PDF/RTF output is generated in Left to Right direction (LTR), while the HTML output is generated in RTL direction. The same report generated as PDF/RTF on Windows platform with correct direction (RTL).

Cause

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