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code page

Mapping of selected characters (character set) to bit sequences. For example, Latin1 (ISO-8859-1) represents a code page that contains all the characters required for Western European languages, while a Unicode character representation can display all characters required world-wide. The way in which characters are represented in an internal session is determined by the environment code page of the text environment in the internal session.Each code page supported by SAP is assigned an SAP code page number in the database table TCP00. See also single code page system.