Does SQL Navigator support the Euro character (€)?
SQL Navigator 6.0.0 provides full support of the Euro character (€). The default fonts permit the Euro character to be displayed or entered in all areas of the SQL Navigator user interface. Support of the Euro can however be affected by user configuration, such as choosing a font set which does not include the symbol. It is also dependant on operating system, Oracle client and Oracle server configuration.
These issues are well documented by both Oracle and Microsoft, and Quest Software can provide details upon request. Basic requirements are detailed below:
The original release of Microsoft Windows NT 4 did not include Euro support. Patches are available from Microsoft to provide this support (NT SP4 or greater).
The following fonts supplied with all versions of Microsoft Windows do not include the Euro symbol:
- MS Sans Serif
- MS Serif
- Small Fonts
-- If your keyboard does not provide the Euro symbol, it may be entered by using the numeric keypad and the ALT+0128 key combination
-- Both Oracle Server and Client must be configured to NLS_LANG character sets which include the Euro symbol. Refer to Oracle Metalink, document ID 68790.1
To test Euro support in the SQL Editor (spool window and results grid), execute the following statement:
select chr(128) from dual;
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