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Encodings

Name Character Set Description
8859_1 ISO 8859-1 (Latin-1)
Western European languages
8859_2 ISO 8859-2 (Latin Extended-A)
In combination with the Latin-1 character set, this set provides for most Central European languages
8859_3 ISO 8859-3 (Latin Extended-B)
Esperanto
8859_4 ISO 8859-4 (Latin Extended-C)
Baltic
8859_5 ISO 8859-5 Latin/Cyrillic
8859_6 ISO 8859-6 Latin/Arabic
8859_7 ISO 8859-7 Latin/Greek
8859_8 ISO 8859-8 Latin/Hebrew
8859_9 ISO 8859-9 Latin/Turkish
Big5 The Big 5
encoding for Chinese

CNS11643 Chinese
Cp037 EBCDIC
American English

Cp273 IBM273
Cp277 EBCDIC
Danish/Norwegian

Cp278 EBCDIC
Finnish/Swedish

Cp280 EBCDIC
Italian

Cp284 EBCDIC
Spanish

Cp285 EBCDIC
UK English

Cp297 EBCDIC
French

Cp420 EBCDIC
Arabic 1

Cp424 EBCDIC
Hebrew

Cp437 Original DOS IBM PC character set Mostly ASCII with some extra characters for drawing lines and boxes
Cp500 EBCDIC
Flemish/Romulsch

Cp737 DOS
Greek

Cp775 DOS
Baltic

Cp850 DOS
Latin-1

Cp852 DOS
Latin-2

Cp855 DOS
Cyrillic

Cp856 IBM856
Cp857 DOS
Turkish

Cp860 DOS
Portuguese

Cp861 DOS
Icelandic

Cp862 DOS
Hebrew

Cp863 DOS
Canadian French

Cp864 DOS
Arabic

Cp865 IBM865
Cp866 IBM866
Cp868 EBCDIC
Arabic

Cp869 DOS
modern Greek

Cp870 EBCDIC
Serbian

Cp871 EBCDIC
Icelandic

Cp874 Windows
Thai

Cp875 IBM875
Cp918 EBCDIC
Arabic 2

Cp921 IBM921
Cp922 IBM922
Cp1006 IBM1006
Cp1025 IBM1025
Cp1026 IBM1026
Cp1046 IBM1046
Cp1097 IBM1097
Cp1098 IBM1098
Cp1112 IBM1112
Cp1122 IBM1122
Cp1123 IBM1123
Cp1124 IBM1124
Cp1250 Windows
Eastern European
Essentially ISO Latin-2
Cp1251 Windows
Cyrillic

Cp1252 Windows
Western European
Essentially ISO Latin-1
Cp1253 Windows
Greek

Cp1254 Windows
Turkish

Cp1255 Windows
Hebrew

Cp1256 Windows
Arabic

Cp1257 Windows
Baltic

Cp1258 Windows
Vietnamese

EUCJIS Japanese EUC
GB2312 Chinese
JIS Japanese Hiragana
JIS0208 Japanese
KSC5601 Korean
MacArabic The Macintosh Arabic character set
MacCentralEurope The Macintosh Central European character set
MacCroatian The Macintosh Croatian character set
MacCyrillic The Macintosh Cyrillic character set
MacDingbat Zapf Dingbats
MacGreek The Macintosh modern Greek character set
MacHebrew The Macintosh Hebrew character set
MacIceland The Macintosh Icelandic character set
MacRoman The standard Macintosh U.S. English character set
MacRomania The Macintosh Romanian character set
MacSymbol The Adobe Symbol font Includes a complete Greek alphabet in place of the usual Roman letters
MacThai The Macintosh Thai character set
MacTurkish The Macintosh Turkish character set
MacUkraine The Macintosh Ukrainian character set
SJIS Windows
Japanese

UTF8 UCS Transformation Format 8-bit form
Unicode Normal Unicode
UnicodeBig Unicode With big-endian byte order
UnicodeLittle Unicode With little-endian byte order
UnicodeBig-
Unmarked
Unicode With big-endian byte order but without an FEFF marking the start of Unicode text
UnicodeLittle-
Unmarked
Unicode With little-endian byte order but without an FFFE marking the start of Unicode text