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Unicode support in vb.net application

How can i enter unicode characters in oracle 10g from vb.net application

7:03 am on Dec 30, 2004 (gmt 0)

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Hi all,

i am using vb.net application with oracle 10g as backend. i want to enter hindi data to data base from front end for which i have enabled the complex script support of Windows 2003 OS. i am using hindi keyboard of MS Win2003 to enter data at front end field.

but when i write the query in SQL prompt the hindi characters are displayed as "?" and are stored as?. when i retrieve the data at front end it is displayed as?. where is the problem

my database national character set is AL16UTF16. encoding of asp.net page is utf-8.

thanks in advance