Crux is that this has been tested from a "standard" version of client Access. On a session set up as Bulgarian there are no "blobs" but lots of funny accented characters. None of which look Cyrillic.

I guess that the database could be changed to 1025. This has to be kept in mind for release upgrades since this would be specific for their database.

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-----Original Message-----
date: Wed, 18 Jun 2008 19:38:35 -0700 (PDT)
from: Bruce Vining <bvining@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
subject: RE: Support Cyrillic

Is the user seeing "blobs" then when attempting to display Cyrillic data from the i? And seeing Cyrillic characters when they key them in on the screen, but again "blobs" after they hit Enter (assuming the display format is refreshed by the application)? The "blob" would typically be a reverse image rectangle, which is really a x'3F' (substitution character).

What flexibility do you have in assigning a CCSID of 1025 to their specific database files? Is there a need to consolidate the Latin-1 and Cyrillic character data in one database for reporting purposes? Or are these pretty much standalone entities?

Bruce Vining

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