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ANSI character set

The ANSI character set is an 8-bit character set with which a total of 256 characters can be represented. It can be regarded as a variant of the ASCII character set, since the first 128 characters match those of the ASCII code.

Characters of the ANSI code

Characters of the ANSI code

The ANSI character set includes the German character set with upper and lower case letters, letters from other character sets, numbers and special characters as well as special control characters for text editing, for printers and for calling up graphics. The character set was specified by ANSI and supports the design of user interfaces under Windows.

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Updated at: 16.07.2013
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