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SQL Server for Japanese localization project

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Hi,

I have a requirement for a Japanese version of our software. I have installed SQL Server with collation to Japanese, however when I attempt to add Japanese characters directly into the database they appear as ??

Am I missing something from install ?  windows 2003 Server, SQL Server 2008 with Japanese collation.

John
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by:lyubov
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Do you have East Asian support installed?
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Dont think so .. where do I get this ?
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Start -> Control Panel -> Regional and Language Options, Languages Tab. Check appropriate checkbox, and you will be prompted for windows installation files
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Thanks lyubov

I'll install and revert
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Hi,

I installed the language pack but when I tried to add japanese characters into the database. They came out as ????

Do I need a special langauge pack for SQL Server 2005?
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This MSDN article addresses international features of SQL Server 2005
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb330962(SQL.90).aspx
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