Junk Characters Displayed in Forms/Framework as "�" or "?" After 11i/R12 Upgrade

(Doc ID 1210265.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 23, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Application Install - Version 12.0.0 to 12.1.3 [Release 12 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to upgrade from 11i to R12, the following error occurs.

Some NLS characters are displayed as "�" or "?" or inverse question marks in menus and in forms/framework.

This problem can also occured after a patch.


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