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1636145 - Wrong display of characters after running a job - Data Services 4.0


  • Error displaying special characters while loading data from source to target Datastore in BusinessObjects Data Services
  • Special characters are displayed as "?" (this is how ASCII represents all characters that are not in its character range)
  • Other characters are displayed differently to reflect encoding and decoding inconsistencies



  • Data services version 4
  • Windows 2003 Service Pack 2
  • Oracle 10 g, SQL Server 2005


SAP Data Services XI 3.2


 encoding, character set encoding, characterset encoding, character encoding, codepage encoding, code page encoding, database client code page, machine locale, datastore code page, data store, al_engine, jobserver engine code page , KBA , EIM-DS , Data Services , Problem

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