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Storing Hypen in database from java

 
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I am having a String which contains a hypen. I am using JDBC to connect to Oracle 10g database. When the string content is stored in the database hypen gets converted to inverted question mark.

Any suggestion on how to retain the hypen in database is greatly appreciated.

[ September 23, 2008: Message edited by: Vishnu Prakash ]
[ September 23, 2008: Message edited by: Vishnu Prakash ]
 
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Can you post the code you are using ?
 
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When the string content is stored in the database hypen gets converted to inverted question mark.

Where - and how - do you see that it is stored in the database as a question mark?

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When data character set conversion is required, the target character set should be a superset of the source datafile character set. Otherwise, characters that have no equivalent in the target character set are converted to replacement characters, often a default character such as a question mark (?). This causes loss of data.

Data Conversion in JDBC
 
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