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IBM i CCSID Information

CCSIDs are used to define a method of assigning and preserving the meaning and rendering of characters through various stages of processing and interchange.

Language Identifiers and Associated Default CCSID Information

Below is a list of language identifiers and the recommended default values for the job CCSID and the Windows CCSID.

Language
Identifier
Job
CCSID
Windows
CCSID
Language
AFR 00037 01252 Afrikaans
ARA 00420 01256 Arabic
BEL 01025 01251 Byelorussian
BGR 01025 01251 Bulgarian
CAT 00284 01252 Catalan
CHS 00935 01381 Simplified Chinese
CHT 00937 00950 Traditional Chinese
CSY 00870 01250 Czech
DAN 00277 01252 Danish
DES 00500 01252 Swiss German
DEU 00273 01252 German
ELL 00875 01253 Greek
ENA 00037 01252 Australian English
ENG 00285 01252 United Kingdom English
ENP 00037 01252 Uppercase English
ENU 00037 01252 United States English
ESP 00284 01252 Spanish
FAR 01097   Farsi
FIN 00278 01252 Finnish
FRA 00297 01252 French
FRB 00500 01252 Belgian French
FRC 00500 01252 Canadian French
FRS 00500 01252 Swiss French
GAE 00285 01252 Irish Gaelic
HEB 00424 01255 Hebrew
HRV 00870 01250 Croatian
HUN 00870 01250 Hungarian
ISL 00871 01252 Icelandic
ITA 00280 01252 Italian
ITS 00500 01252 Swiss Italian
JPN 01399 00942 Japanese
KOR 00933 00949 Korean
MKD 01025 01251 Macedonian
NLB 00500 01252 Belgian Dutch
NLD 00037 01252 Dutch
NON 00277 01252 Norwegian Nynorsk
NOR 00277 01252 Norwegian Bokmal
PLK 00870 01250 Polish
PTB 00037 01252 Brazilian Portuguese
PTG 00037 01252 Portuguese
ROM 00870 01250 Romanian
RUS 01025 01251 Russian
SKY 00870 01250 Slovakian
SLO 00870 01250 Slovenian
SQI 00500 01252 Albanian
SRB 01025 01251 Serbian Cyrillic
SRL 00870 01250 Serbian Latin
SVE 00278 01252 Swedish
THA 00838   Thai
TRK 01026 01254 Turkish

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