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Posted - 2005-08-03 : 04:52:58

I'm confuse about the collation setting for database level and column level.

I have my pc regional setting set to CHINESE PRC, and i have created 2 databases to test the outcome.

Database 001
Collation Name set a database level: Chinese_PRC_CI_AS

i've created a table as below, and insert a set of chinese character successfully. But this doesn't work in database 002

CREATE TABLE tst_cnchar (
col_1 nvarchar (50),
col_2 varchar (50)

Database 002
Collation Name set a database level: SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS (system default)

I'm creating the same table again, and enter the chinese character but it won't work. The outcome is in question mark i.e. [???]

CREATE TABLE tst_cnchar (
col_1 nvarchar (50) COLLATE Chinese_PRC_CI_AS NULL ,
col_2 varchar (50) COLLATE Chinese_PRC_CI_AS NULL

Is there something wrong with my setting??


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