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Charset linux client->windows server

Posted on 2004-04-19
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Hi,

My oracle client is a linux box and my oracle server is a windows box.
When I connect with sqlplus from linux to windows, the accentuated
char are printed incorrectly, eg :

 1* select 'Et voilà, c''est l''été' from dual
 2  ;

'ETVOIL`,C''ESTL''ITI
---------------------
Et voil`, c'est l'iti


When I type this query from a windows box, the result is ok. Here are the param
for my db :

  1* select PARAMETER,VALUE from NLS_DATABASE_PARAMETERS

PARAMETER                      VALUE
------------------------------ ----------------------------------------
NLS_LANGUAGE                   AMERICAN
NLS_TERRITORY                  AMERICA
NLS_CURRENCY                   $
NLS_ISO_CURRENCY               AMERICA
NLS_NUMERIC_CHARACTERS         .,
NLS_CHARACTERSET               WE8ISO8859P1
NLS_CALENDAR                   GREGORIAN
NLS_DATE_FORMAT                DD-MON-RR
NLS_DATE_LANGUAGE              AMERICAN
NLS_SORT                       BINARY
NLS_TIME_FORMAT                HH.MI.SSXFF AM
NLS_TIMESTAMP_FORMAT           DD-MON-RR HH.MI.SSXFF AM
NLS_TIME_TZ_FORMAT             HH.MI.SSXFF AM TZH:TZM
NLS_TIMESTAMP_TZ_FORMAT        DD-MON-RR HH.MI.SSXFF AM TZH:TZM
NLS_DUAL_CURRENCY              $
NLS_COMP                       BINARY
NLS_NCHAR_CHARACTERSET         WE8ISO8859P1
NLS_RDBMS_VERSION              8.1.7.0.0

Thanks


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in your LINUX client machine, open a bash shell

export NLS_LANG=AMERICAN_AMERICA.WE8ISO8859P1

then try to query again in sqlplus


OR in the sqlplus session;

SQL>alter session set NLS_LANGUAGE=AMERICAN;

SQL>alter session set NLS_TERRITORY=AMERICA;

SQL>alter session set NLS_CHARACTERSET =WE8ISO8859P1;

then do the query;



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by:skian
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Ok the first solution works, thanks -- I'll give you the points.

But, in the third command from the second solution which is the one that
I tried last week, it say :

SQL> alter session set NLS_CHARACTERSET=WE8ISO8859P1;
alter session set NLS_CHARACTERSET=WE8ISO8859P1
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-00922: missing or invalid option

Do I need to install any optional oracle component ?
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by:seazodiac
ID: 10861237
no, you don't , just syntax error, check the docs,
I don't remember the correct one either.


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