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Characters being switched within Informatica

Characters being switched within Informatica

Characters being switched within Informatica

I have a very strange issue in Informatica.  I have an input value that is getting flipped to a different value, the following value which contains a double dash gets flipped to upside-down question marks when inserted into an Oracle 10g database table.  The incoming value within a pipe-delimited flat file looks like this:

Membership – Cobra

No matter what I do it gets loaded into the database like this:

Membership ¿ Cobra

In the debugger, this data looks like this as soon as it enters Informatica:

Membership (carriage return character) Cobra

Any help would be appreciated, thanks.

RE: Characters being switched within Informatica

I have never heard of Informatica changing the value of a file.

This sounds more likw an EBCDIC to ASCII conversion Issue, or a Code Page difference issue.

Could you provide a little more information regarding the Flat File.

Is it on a Windows-Based Server, a UNIX-Based Server, a Mainframe File?

Maybe you code Paste one row from the file here?

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