- Japanese characters display as strange characters in PDF document
- When exporting a report that contains Japanese characters from Crystal Reports to PDF format, the generated PDF document displays incorrect characters.
- Crystal Reports 8.5
Reproducing the Issue
- In Crystal Reports, open a report containing Japanese characters.
- Export the report to PDF format.
- When opening the generated PDF document, notice it displays strange characters instead of Japanese characters.
- The PDF exporting driver in Crystal Reports 8.5 only supports latin character set.
- Export the report to PDF format in Crystal Reports 9 or above, as the PDF exporting driver has been updated to support unicode characters, which by consequant support Japanese characters.
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