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extract a codepage from an MSDOS codepage file


codepage [ -c ] | [ -l ] | -L ] | [ -a | nnn ] <file.cpi>

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The codepage command extracts codepages from an MSDOS codepage file.



Input file is a single codepage


Print header info (you don’t want to see this).


List all codepages contained in the file.


Extract all codepages from the file


(3 digits): extract codepage nnn from the file.


To create a file 850.cp, with codepage 850 from a file ega.cpi, execute:

codepage ega.cpi 850

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