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Chinese characters showing up as question marks



I'm having trouble getting Chinese characters to appear in Power BI.  They show up properly in Oracle and also in Excel after exporting from Oracle.  However, when I connect to the data using an ODBC connection, Power BI Desktop only shows upside down question marks.  Is there anything I can do to fix this?


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Community Support

Hi @Trudgeon ,

I can't reproduce your issue. Please try to change the region in regional settings.

File > Options and Setings > Options


If it doesn't work, please try to connect to Oracle directly in Power BI.


Best Regards,

Xue Ding

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Best Regards,
Xue Ding
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

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