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Oracle® Fusion Middleware Oracle Reports User's Guide to Building Reports
11g Release 1 (11.1.1)

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38 Building a Report with Multibyte Characters for PDF Output

In this chapter, you will learn about reports that include multibyte characters. By following the steps in this chapter, you can generate the PDF report output shown in Figure 38-1 and Figure 38-2.

Figure 38-1 Output of the multibyte character set UTF8 report in Japanese

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Description of "Figure 38-1 Output of the multibyte character set UTF8 report in Japanese"

Figure 38-2 Output of the same multibyte character set UTF8 report in Polish

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Description of "Figure 38-2 Output of the same multibyte character set UTF8 report in Polish"

Concepts

Note:

For more information, see the chapter "Using PDF in Oracle Reports" in the Oracle Fusion Middleware Publishing Reports to the Web with Oracle Reports Services manual.

Example Scenario

In this example, you have an international business with offices in the United States, Japan, and Poland. In the organization, local managers have control of the inventory of the warehouses. Offices in different locations want to print the list of products in their preferred language. You will create a report in PDF format that contains multibyte characters for the Web and paper output.

As you build this example report, you will:

To see a sample multibyte character set report, open the examples folder named multibyte, then open the Oracle Reports example named multibyte_utf8.rdf. For details on how to open it, see "Accessing the Example Reports" in the Preface.