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Changing WE8MSWIN1252 TO WE8ISO8859P1 in 8i, 9i, 10g and 11g (Doc ID 1963493.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 25, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 8.1.7.4 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 8.1.7 to 11.2]
Oracle Database - Personal Edition - Version 8.1.7.4 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 8.1.7 to 11.2]
Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version 8.1.7.4 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 8.1.7 to 11.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

To document on how to change from a WE8MSWIN1252 NLS_CHARACTERSET to WE8ISO8859P1 NLS_CHARACTERSET

This note is ONLY for 8i, 9i, 10g and 11g it cannot be used for Oracle RDBMS 12c
For other characterset conversions and Oracle 12c please see <Note 225912.1> Changing the Database Character Set ( NLS_CHARACTERSET )

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