[fpc-pascal]How to display special characters

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Tue Mar 19 18:59:26 CET 2002

> Sorry to bother you with trivial newbie question
> but the links to the archives seem broken right now.
> How can I display special characters outside the standard
> A-Z range in the WIN32 environment?
> I am using
>     writeln('some strange chars like ä, ö etc');
> but it displays other characters instead. Those above are ascii
> codes 132 and 148 in case you wondered or they dont dislay correctly.

Ascii codes above 128 can change with codepage.
> I have codepage 850 active.  Any suggestions?

Change to code page 437.

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