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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.

Encoding Schemes for the Coded Character Set Identifiers

 Encoding Scheme ID Values in CDRA
ESID in hexadecimal Interpretation
1100 EBCDIC, single-byte, No code extension is allowed Number of States = 1.
1200 EBCDIC, double-byte, No code extension is allowed Number of States = 1.
1300 EBCDIC, mixed-byte, No code extension is allowed Number of States = 1.
1301 EBCDIC, mixed single-byte and double-byte, using shift-in (SI) and shift-out (SO) code extension method Number of States = 2.
2100 IBM-PC Data, single-byte, No code extension is allowed Number of States = 1.
2200 IBM-PC Data, double-byte, No code extension is allowed Number of States = 1.
2300 IBM-PC Data, mixed single-byte and double-byte, with implicit code extension Number of States = 2.
3100 IBM-PC Display, single-byte, No code extension is allowed Number of States = 1.
3200 IBM-PC Display, double-byte, No code extension is allowed Number of States = 1.
3300 IBM-PC Display, mixed single-byte and double-byte, with implicit code extension Number of States = 2.
4100 ISO 8, single-byte, No code extension is allowed Number of States = 1.
4105 ISO 8 (ASCII code), single-byte, Graphics in C1 Note that graphic characters may be present in the area normally reserved for the C1 control codes. (ie X'80' to X'9F') Number of States = 1.
4403 IBM EUC Number of States = 2 to 4
5100 ISO 7 (ASCII code), single-byte, No code extension is allowed Number of States = 1.
5404 ISO 2022 TCP/IP Number of States = 2 to 4.
7200 UCS-2, No code extension is allowed Number of States = 1.
7808 UTF-8, No code extension is allowed Number of States = 3.

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