In Worksheet Output Some Characters Are Not Displayed (Open Square / Box)

(Doc ID 779917.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 27, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle SQL Developer - Version 1.5.3 to 3.2
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Environment
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MS Windows XP
SQL Developer 1.5.3

Problem
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Unicode database contains special characters. One of these is Ǭ

http://www.fileformat.info/info/unicode/char/01ec/index.htm
Unicode Character 'LATIN CAPITAL LETTER O WITH OGONEK AND MACRON' (U+01EC)
Can be typed in Wordpad (alt-492) with Unicode font (Arial Unicode MS).

Problem is that SQL Developer is displaying an open square.

Goal
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The character needs to be displayed OK in SQL Developer Worksheet.

Cause

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