New Blog Post: RESTful Reporting

Arabic Language

edited December 2017 in General
How can I create Arabic characters in a report? I do not need to have RB
itself run in Arabic. What I do for example for Spanish users, is to
read labels for a report from the Spanish column in my database file.
These variables get assigned to the variables in the report itself, so
the Spanish tile of the report for example, will appear on the report if
the user selected the Spanish option.

Fine for Spanish. I use the Windows keyboard to create Arabic in my data
base, that part works. But when my program reads the Arabic variable
from the database and tries to show it in a report label, I get the
report label showing "????". How do I get the report to show the Arabic

Scott Stalheim, DVM
Medford, WI


  • edited December 2017
    Hi Scott,

    Which version of ReportBuilder, Delphi, and Windows are you currently using?

    Best Regards,

    Nico Cizik
    Digital Metaphors
  • edited December 2017
    For those following this thread. The issue was resolved via email. See


    Just to confirm - yes, it is not an RB issue. It is my first time trying
    Unicode with a DB.
    After reading and trying a lot of things, looks like it was simply a
    matter of using type nvarchar in my SQLite database instead of type varchar.

    Best Regards,

    Nico Cizik
    Digital Metaphors
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