Reverse Function Returns Wrong Results With Multibyte Characters

(Doc ID 1336433.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2017

Applies to:

PL/SQL - Version: and later   [Release: 10.2 and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The REVERSE function returns a wrong result when using multibyte or extended characters such as Umlaut.

some examples below

SQL> select reverse('asdfghjklöäüßÖÄÜ?') from dual;


SQL> select reverse('asdföäü') from dual;



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