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16 bit chinese characters in ORACLE db

Reinhard Burger
Frequent Advisor

16 bit chinese characters in ORACLE db

We have an ORACLE db in that 16 bit chinese characters are stored. For reporting i'm searc hing for a way to print this chinese characters on paper. It's possible to retrieve this characters from the db Printing it results in unreadable "cryptic stuff".
Is there a way to solve this that chinese characters are printed on paper
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Helen French
Honored Contributor

Re: 16 bit chinese characters in ORACLE db

Hi,

This is a bit old document, but may be helpful to you:

http://us-support.external.hp.com/cki/bin/doc.pl/sid=8192f6551a6f259959/screen=ckiDisplayDocument?docId=200000024603724

HTH,
Shiju
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Helen French
Honored Contributor

Re: 16 bit chinese characters in ORACLE db

Helen French
Honored Contributor
Reinhard Burger
Frequent Advisor

Re: 16 bit chinese characters in ORACLE db

Hi Shiju

Thank you for your fast answers. The information gives me some hints. Unfortunally i forgot to tell that the data retrieved from ORACLE will occurring in UNIX as po^stscript file. I think this have an impact because of in the documents you send me i found references to PCL5
keep it simple
Helen French
Honored Contributor

Re: 16 bit chinese characters in ORACLE db