Changing the default regional settings leads to many issues in Argus Safety Japan

(Doc ID 1558883.1)

Last updated on MAY 02, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Argus Safety Japan - Version 6.0.7 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Issue#1)  Japanese character garbled after being booked.

  Steps to reproduce:
    1. Login to Argus as Argus-J account
    2. Navigate to Case Action --> New
    3. Set the Japanese product name
    4. Set the Japanese event name
    5. Book-in
    6. Open the new case and click the product tab
       

    7. Open the event tab
   

 Note:
 The garbled character were stored in the case_xxx tables.  This issue is seen only the booked-in.
 When re-selected and re-coded the product / event name, the Japanese product / event names were displayed properly without any garbled character.

 

Issue#2) Cannot open the PMDA Paper report

* When print the scheduled PMDA Paper report, the following error# 305200002 "Error in generating PMDA Paper Report" was displayed.
   
   

* When select view format "PMDA Paper report" in the E2B viewer, the following error was displayed.
    ------------------
    Server Error

    404 - File or directory not found.
    The resource you are looking for might have been removed, had its name changed,  or is temporarily unavailable.
    ------------------


* The following errors was an output in the Argusvr2.Argusvr2.D_xxxx_.log
    ------------------
    07-Apr-2013, 17:16:45:051, [3], Exception DetailsMessage
    Metrics data for font 'MS Mincho' not found
    Stack Trace
      at PDFlib_dotnet.PDFlib.load_font(String fontname, String encoding, String optlist)
      at Relsys.Argus.BusinessObjects.ArgusBaseReport.PDF.BasePDFPage.SetJapaneseFont(PDFClass o_pdf, Double font_size)
      at Relsys.Argus.BusinessObjects.ArgusExpeditedReports.Template.MKTForm1Template.DrawTemplateBody(PDFClass objPdf)
      at Relsys.Argus.BusinessObjects.ArgusExpeditedReports.Template.BaseMKTReportTemplate.DrawBody(PDFClass objPdf1)
      at Relsys.Argus.BusinessObjects.ArgusBaseReport.PDF.BasePDFPage.CreateA4Page(PDFClass objPdf, String strMainHeading, String strSecondHeading, Boolean blnIsDataFiltered, ArgusPDFPage objCommonPage, Boolean showPageNo)
      at Relsys.Argus.BusinessObjects.ArgusExpeditedReports.Template.BaseMKTReportTemplate.CreatePage(PDFClass objPdf)
      at Relsys.Argus.BusinessObjects.ArgusBaseReport.PDF.ArgusPDFPage.StartDocument(PDFClass objPdf)
      at Relsys.Argus.BusinessObjects.ArgusBaseReport.PDF.ArgusPDFPage.LoadReportTemplate(String strSortExpression)
    ------------------

      Note: The font "MS Mincho" exists under C:\Windows\Fonts on the Web/Reports server.

Cause

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