Collation - Report to display Slovakian characters where server code page is set to German

DamjanDamjan Member Posts: 74
edited 2021-09-09 in NAV Three Tier
Hi All,

What is the best solution to design the report that displays both languages (Slovakian and German) as expected?
I have to have default language set to German on the server, since my HQ company is in Germany and a lot of software uses German characters.

I have to create a report that displays text constants in German (DEU) and in Slovakian (SKY) languages.
I added text constants in DEU and SVK languages, but of course Slovakian characters are not properly displayed.

System info:
NAV version: NAV2013 R2 DE localization
SQL database collation: Latin1_General_100_CS_AS
NAV has only German and US English languages installed.
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NAV client has multi-language pack installed
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Server language for non-unicode programs = German (Windows code page)
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If I change Server language for non-unicode programs on the server to Slovakian, then I can insert Slovakian text constants and they are displayed as expected.
Also German text constants are displayed as expected (see last printscreen).
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Text constant when code page of server is set to German
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Text constant when code page of server is set to Slovakian
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Report does not display Slovakian characters as expected, if code page is set to German
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Report is displayed as expected, if code page is set to Slovakian
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Thank you for your feedback. Damjan

Comments

  • lubostlubost Member Posts: 596
    What data NAV sending to report (Ctrl-Alt-F1 on preview page)?
    Try to use another font for Slovak language. Report is generated by SQL tool.
  • DamjanDamjan Member Posts: 74
    Hi lubost,
    I already found a solution.

    I made a copy of database and install NAV server and client on my local computer, restored the database and after that I changed language for non-unicode programs on to Slovakian. I set the windows keyboard language to Slovakian and inserted all the text constants in Slovakian as expected. Report works as expected.
    I have then exported the report object and imported it into the DEV database on the server where language for non-unicode programs is set to German and report work as expected (I tried to open the NAV client in ENU and DEU languages)- Slovakian characters are displayed properly as expected.

    Thanks Damjan
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