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Arabic Support in Oracle 8i

Hi friends,

   How can i store nd retrieve ARABIC words in Oracle 8i..? should i have to download any translators for that..?

please give me a detailed info on that..

thanks..

Jim

 
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RMZCommented:
hi
when u create your database select nls_lang=ar8iso8859p6
and in client (regedit nls_lang=AMERICAN_AMERICA.AR8MSWIN1256
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noriegaaCommented:
I believe you could better servered with UTF8 for borth the NLS_NATIONAL_CHARACTER and NLS_CHARACTER parameters, and defining usijng nvarchar2 data types whenever convenient.  If you have any Java applications, you need to use the JDBC-OCI driver, and could look at Oracle's usage of Java's resource bundling for further localization support.  It is convenient to define the NLS parameters when one creates the database, since commands such as "alter database set nls_character set <nls_character_set name>;" work based if the existing character is inclusive - i.e., a subset of- in the new character set both logically and physically.
There is a good manual on National Language Support for each 8i release.

Cheers.

--Anthony
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RMZCommented:
HI
i'm use 8,8i with arabic support
all i do when installing database select characterset  to be AR8ISO8859P5 so the database can store arabic
to retrive arabic on client from regedit
local_machine\software\oracle
nls_lang=AMERICAN_AMERICA.AR8MSWIN1256
so i can retrive arabic
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jimaricat072100Author Commented:
Thanks noriegaa for u'r great answer. I will try with that u mentioned..thanks anyway..
cheers..
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jimaricat072100Author Commented:
thanku rmz for u r support
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