SBCS code page information document
CPGID 00850
Name Personal Computer - Multilingual Page
Encoding scheme 2100
Registration date 6/1/1986
Last revision date
Languages Afrikaans, Basque, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, English, Faeroese, Finnish, Flemish, French, German, Icelandic, Irish, Italian, Latin, Latin1, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish
Countries/regions Albania, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Latin America, Multinational, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, United Kingdom, United States
Maximal character set 00980
Other character set 00697 01106 01198
Notes 1. Code points X'00' through X'7F' are the same as code points X'00' through X'7F' on Code Page 00437.
2. Code points X'01' through X'1F' and X'7F' may be controls or graphics depending on context. For displays the hexadecimal code in a memory-mapped video display buffer is a graphic. For printers the graphics context is established by a preceding control sequence in the data stream. There are two such control sequences: ESC X'5C' and ESC X' 5E' named Print All Characters and Print Single Character respectively. In other situations the code points in question are used as controls.
3. Code point X'1A' is widely used by operating systems and application programs for the IBM Personal Computer and other small computers to indicate End-of-File in a text file.
4. Euro supported code page is 858 Dotless i is replaced by euro at \xD5.
5. Another euro supported code page is 1142 Dotless i is replaced by euro at \x5D and international currency symbol remains.
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