to_single_byte Function Shows Different Behavior For Different CharacterSet

(Doc ID 2361957.1)

Last updated on MARCH 13, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

NOTE! This document is only applicable to Japanese customer who used Japanese characterset

When to_single_byte () is used, the full-width Japanese Yen sign ('¥') could be half-width or half-width when using different charactersets.

1. Oracle Database 12c Standard Edition Release 12.1.0.2.0 with AL32UTF8 character set

When to_single_byte () was used, the double-byte Japanese Yen sign remained the double-byte Japanese Yen sign.

2. Oracle Database 12c Enterprise Edition Release 12.1.0.2.0 with JA16SJISTILDE characterset

When to_single_byte () was used, the double-byte Japanese Yen sign was converted to a half-size Japanese Yen sign.

Cause

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