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Asian Language Characters Appear as Question Marks


Published: 03 Jun 2013
Last Modified Date: 25 Apr 2016

Issue

When dragging a field containing Japanese, Chinese, or Korean characters to a view, the characters might display as question marks. 

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop
  • Oracle Database
  • European Character Set

Resolution

Ensure that a supported character set is being used in Oracle. 

Cause

Oracle has specific character sets designed to support specific languages. For more information, see Character Sets in the Oracle Support Guide.
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