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1322752 - Does Crystal Reports support Arabic characters?

Symptom

Can Arabic characters be displayed in Crystal Reports?

Reproducing the Issue

  • Crystal Reports XI Release 2

Cause

N/A

Resolution

Arabic characters are supported in Crystal Reports as from version 9.  In order for Arabic characters to display correctly in Crystal Reports the following is required:

  • A database that supports unicode characters needs to be used
  • Fonts which support unicode characters need to be installed such as Arial Unicode MS.  For more options please refer to the Microsoft website.

Keywords

Egyptian, CR XI R2 , KBA , BI-RA-CR , Crystal Reports designer or BusinessViews Manager , How To

Product

SAP Crystal Reports XI R2