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2685371 - The Chinese, Japanese, Korean double bytes characters are garbled in Web Intelligence's comment


  • There is a fix provided in SAP note 2641624 which will change CommentText data type to NVARCHAR to allow it save double byte words in Microsoft SQL Server.
  • However in Patch 5.4, using Commentary function in Web Intelligence and input the double byte characters like Chinese, Japanese, Korean data will be still saved and displayed as ?????
  • In database COMMENTARY_MASTER table, find the saved CommentText value is also like ?????



  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform (BI) 4.2 Support Pack (SP) 05 Patch 4
  • Web Intelligence (WebI)
  • Microsoft SQL Server


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.2


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