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Take Command / TCC Help v. 21

Purpose:Display or change the current system code page

 

Format:CHCP [/I /P /S] [n]

 

n        A system code page number.

 

/I(nstalled)

/P(ause)

/S(upported)

 

Usage:

 

Code page switching allows you to select different character sets for language support.

 

If you enter CHCP without a number, the current code page is displayed.

 

chcp

Active code page: 437

 

If you enter CHCP plus a code page number, the code page is changed. For example, to set the code page to multilingual:

 

chcp 850

 

When you use CHCP under Windows it only affects the current process, and any new programs started from within that process; the active code page in other processes remains unchanged.

 

Options:

 

/IShow all installed code pages.

 

/PPause after each page (only valid with /I or /S).

 

/SShow all supported code pages.