SBCS code page information document
CPGID 01256
Name Windows, Arabic
Encoding scheme 4105
Code MS Windows (ISO 8 variant)
Registration date 6/1/1995
Last revision date 4/21/2003
Languages Arabic, English, French
Countries/regions Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia
Maximal character set 01420
Other character set 01416 01406
Notes 1. The characters in this code page are a superset of the characters of ISO 8859-6 (CP 01089) except for SM02 and SM04 which replace SM020007
andSM040007. 25 common characters are at different code points the remaining common characters are at the same code points. Note however that there are 70 additional characters in CP 01256.
2. The Euro supported CCSIDs of this updated code page is 5352 and 9448 with the euro symbol added to \x80.
3. Updated in 2003 to include the 8 characters (i.e. AD030009 AH020009 AH030009 AK020009 AN020009 AR030009 AT030009 AY040009) added by Microsoft in 2000.
4. This can be used in Arabic/French speaking countries/regions in addition to Arabic/English speaking countries/regions.
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