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::2. Unicode version : '''SQL Financial Accounting version 737''' and above.
 
::2. Unicode version : '''SQL Financial Accounting version 737''' and above.
 
::3. Before upgrade '''Backup''' database file
 
::3. Before upgrade '''Backup''' database file
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::4. Window XP Service Pack 3 & above
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
 
* [[Firebird 3.0.1 Installation]]
 
* [[Firebird 3.0.1 Installation]]
 
* [[Unicode Database Upgrade (SQL Financial Accounting 5)]]
 
* [[Unicode Database Upgrade (SQL Financial Accounting 5)]]

Latest revision as of 01:55, 13 December 2016

Introduction

Unicode can be implemented by different character encodings. It provides a unique number for every character, no matter what the platform, no matter what the program, no matter what the language. Each code point is a number with many digits which can be encoded in one or several code units. Code units are 8, 16, or 32 bits. This allows Unicode to represent characters in binary.
Database not support the non-Unicode character usually you have to change the Windows system locale in order to display the character correctly (eg. Chinese Simplified character).
Now in SQL Financial Accounting - Unicode version, it helps the database to store the non-unicode characters and able to display the characters correctly without change system locale (at Regional setting).


Requirements:
1. Firebird 3.0.1 and above
2. Unicode version : SQL Financial Accounting version 737 and above.
3. Before upgrade Backup database file
4. Window XP Service Pack 3 & above

See also