The Euro currency sign is fully supported in Windows 98, Windows NT 5.0 and
Windows NT 4.0 SP4.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: email@example.com [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, March 03, 1998 2:31 PM
> To: Unicode List
> Subject: Re: European Currency Symbol
> Chris, could you please provide details about when will Window include
> (and in which version of Windows) which actually have EURO SIGN glyph ?
> Chris Pratley wrote:
> > I'm not sure if anyone addressed the actual question in this mail.
> > has reserved a code point in the various 8-bit European Windows code
> > for the Euro for data interoperability with non-Unicode applications. As
> > noted by others here, the position in Unicode of the Euro is actually
> > U+20AC, which is what is used in TrueType fonts from Microsoft.
> > The Euro code point in the various European code pages is 0x80 for
> > 1252, 1253, etc.
> > The Euro code point in cp1251 (Cyrillic) is 0x88
> > No code point is reserved in non-European code pages
> > I'm not sure which printer manufacturers have yet adopted this code
> point in
> > actual devices, if any.
> > Chris
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: TUK - Richard Bright [SMTP:RBright@Tally.co.uk]
> > Sent: Monday, February 09, 1998 8:01 AM
> > To: Multiple Recipients of
> > Subject: European Currency Symbol
> > I am trying to understand code position 20A0 as proposed for the
> > Euro currency symbol.
> > I work with computer printers which use 8 bit coding rather than
> > bit
> > coding.
> > Do you know what the byte code (00 - FF Hex) is proposed for
> > printers.
> > Also, which printer manufacturers (Hewlett Packard, IBM, Epson)
> > accepted this proposal.
> > Regards,
> << File: Card for Frank Tang >>
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