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2428731 - Webi Translating UTF-8 to Windows-1252 for AL32UTF8


  • Is there a way to get the UTF-8 characters that are in the database reported in UTF-8?  The UTF-8 characters are being translated to Windows-1252 when the output selected is CSV format with UTF-8 characterset selected or with UTF-16 characterset entered.
  • Configuring Oracle charactersets for reporting with Web Intelligence.



  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.x
  • Information Design Tool (IDT)
  • Universe Design Tool (UDT)
  • Web Intelligence (Webi)
  • Data Federation Administration Tool (DFAT)


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.2


Oracle NLS_LANG , unicode , UTF-8 , UTF8 , KBA , BI-RA-WBI , Web Intelligence , BI-BIP-IDT , Information design tool , Problem

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