RE: What are the default CJK encodings for Windows?

From: Rick Cameron (
Date: Wed Jun 19 2002 - 13:35:33 EDT

There's a table at
asp> showing the default code page for each locale. I don't know why this
information isn't presented in such a clear manner in the MSDN Library. (Or,
if it is, why it's so hard to find!)

- rick

-----Original Message-----
From: Alan Wood []
Sent: Wednesday, 19 June 2002 5:47
Subject: What are the default CJK encodings for Windows?

I am trying to understand CJK encodings, on which I am definitely not an

If someone using a Japanese version of Windows types some Japanese text in
Notepad (with or without HTML markup) and saves it, what encoding will be

Similarly, what would be the default encoding for Simplified Chinese,
Traditional Chinese and Korean versions of Windows?

I have tried searching the Web with Google, and searching Microsoft's site,
but I cannot find this information. Please can anyone tell me the answer,
or tell me where to look?

Thank you

Alan Wood
Documentation Writer / Web Master
Context Limited ( (Unicode, special characters, pesticide names)

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