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Graftabl

Updated: January 21, 2005

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

Graftabl

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

Important

  • This tool is not available on the Itanium-based versions of the Windows operating systems.

  • This tool is not available on the x64-based versions of the Windows operating systems.

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

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