Codepages and text encodings
UTF-16 is based on Unicode and is compatible with UTF-8 and backward compatible with ISO-8859-1 and US-ASCII. But otherwise, all other loaded text must be transcoded to accurately display the characters.
|US-ASCII1||Inbuilt||The original text encoding of the Internet|
|CP-437||Yes||The most common encoding for ASCII, ANSI art, and text for PC and MS-DOS|
|CP-12522||Yes||The default English encoding for legacy Windows3 is backward compatible with ISO-8859-1|
|ISO-8859-1||Inbuilt||The replacement for US-ASCII that supported two times the characters and was the default encoding for the Commodore Amiga and legacy Linux|
|ISO-8859-15||Yes||An update for ISO-8859-1 that added some missing characters such as the
|SHIFT JIS||Inbuilt||A legacy Japanese encoding used by Shift JIS art|
|UTF-8||Inbuilt||The current standard encoding for modern HTML and most documents it supports over a hundred thousand characters|
|Yes||Encodings that are mistakenly used by Chromium when viewing ANSI and ASCII art|
Inbuilt support means the browser handles the character set.