PDF Reports Opened Using Notepad Shows Compressed/Junk Data
(Doc ID 847657.1)
Last updated on OCTOBER 05, 2023
Applies to:Oracle Reports Developer - Version 10.1.2.0.2 and later
Oracle Forms for OCI - Version 126.96.36.199.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur on any platform.
When attempting to open a PDF report generated by Reports Server using Notepad or WordPad, the contents between tags 'stream' and 'endstream' appear as junk, as they are compressed.
A simple report created with a boilerplate text "This is testing" should appear as:
166.52 671.72 TD
/F0 10.00 Tf
(this is testing) Tj
Rather it appears in the following manner, which is actually the expected behavior:
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