Console codepage setting via chcp?

Corinna Vinschen
Wed Sep 23 17:31:00 GMT 2009

On Sep 23 18:48, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> The only downside from my point of view is that the user has to know the
> codepage numbers.  But these are already documented in the Cygwin docs
> so that shouldn't be much of a problem.  Maybe we could also create our
> own tool to switch the codepage, which takes a charset name and translates
> it to the corresponding codepage.

We could call it setfont, just as on Linux.


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