BIP – Suppress special characters

Oracle HCM allows special characters to be used in fields like Person Names/ Department Names/ Jobs etc. But in reporting, there may be a requirement to change the special characters (like ý, ě, ž, ů etc) to normal English characters.

CONVERT function can be used for such requirements.

select CONVERT('Politických vězňů ižní Předměstí Plzeň', 'US7ASCII') normal_english from dual