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Graftabl

Enables the ability to display an extended character set in graphics mode.

Syntax

graftabl [xxx] [/status]

Parameters

xxx   : Specifies the code page for which you want the appearance of extended characters in graphics mode defined. The following table lists each valid code page identification number and its Country/Region or language.

Value

Country/Region

437

United States

850

Multilingual (Latin I)

852

Slavic (Latin II)

855

Cyrillic (Russian)

857

Turkish

860

Portuguese

861

Icelandic

863

Canadian-French

865

Nordic

866

Russian

869

Modern Greek

/status : Identifies the code page that graftabl is using.

/?   : Displays help at the command prompt.

Remarks

  • For information about using code pages, see chcp or mode (set device code pages) in Related Topics.

  • Graftabl does not change the console input code page. Graftabl affects only the monitor display of extended characters of the code page you specify. To change the code page you are using, use the mode or chcp command.

  • Understanding graftabl exit codes

    The following table lists each exit code and a brief description of it.

    Exit code

    Description

    0

    Character set was loaded successfully. No previous code page was loaded.

    1

    An incorrect parameter was specified. No action was taken.

    2

    A file error occurred.

  • You can use the errorlevel parameter on the if command line in a batch program to process exit codes returned by graftabl.

Examples

To load the graphics character set for code page 437 (United States) into memory, type:

graftabl 437

To load the graphics character set for code page 850 (multilingual) into memory, type:

graftabl 850

Formatting legend

Format

Meaning

Italic

Information that the user must supply

Bold

Elements that the user must type exactly as shown

Ellipsis (...)

Parameter that can be repeated several times in a command line

Between brackets ([])

Optional items

Between braces ({}); choices separated by pipe (|). Example: {even|odd}

Set of choices from which the user must choose only one

Courier font

Code or program output

Chcp

Mode

If

Command-line reference A-Z

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