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NAME

iso_8859-1 − ISO 8859-1 character set encoded in octal, decimal, and hexadecimal

DESCRIPTION

The ISO 8859 standard includes several 8-bit extensions to the ASCII character set (also known as ISO 646-IRV). ISO 8859-1 encodes the characters used in many West European languages.

ISO 8859 alphabets
The full set of ISO 8859 alphabets includes:

ISO 8859-1 characters
The following table displays the characters in ISO 8859-1, which are printable and unlisted in the ascii(7) manual page.

NOTES

ISO 8859-1 is also known as Latin-1.

SEE ALSO

ascii(7), charsets(7), iso_8859-15(7), utf-8(7)

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