External Table Using COLUMN TRANSFORMS Doesn't Work When Database Character Set Is Multibyte (AL32UTF8)
(Doc ID 1359244.1)
Last updated on NOVEMBER 08, 2019
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You created an external table that uses the option COLUMN TRANSFORMS to load data from a flat file containing special characters. The select from external table doesn't show the special characters correctly. The database character set is multibyte (AL32UTF8), NLS_LANG environment variable is properly set.
are also possible.
The next test case demonstrates this:
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