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    Analytics exporting text encoding

    • Article Type: Q&A
    • Product: Alma


    When exporting Analytics reports in text formats, the encoding is sometimes UCS-2. Can this be changed to UTF-8.


    The export encoding is an Oracle standard which cannot be changed.

    Additional Information

    Helpful hints:
    * CSV exports are always in UTF-8 encoding; only tab delimited exports are in UCS-2.
    * The text editor Notepad++ has a menu option to convert UCS-2 files to UTF-8.

    Category: Alma Analytics - Alma

    • Article last edited: 6/18/2014