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Unicode Characters Do Not Display Correctly with Vectorwise Connection


Published: 20 Dec 2013
Last Modified Date: 24 Jan 2014

Issue

When you connect to Vectorwise, special characters and Unicode characters do not display correctly.

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop
  • Vectorwise

Resolution

Change the datatype of the field in the Vectorwise database that contains the string:
  • Change nchar to char
  • Change nvarchar to varchar
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