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Character encoding refers to the mechanism by which numeric digital data is used to represent characters, including alphanumeric characters and punctuation, in languages around the world.  To ensure that different machines can represent the same thing on-screen, each machine can reference one or more of the supported file encoding types, which are standards for representation of characters. For example, a machine in the United Kingdom will represent the letter "A" sent from a machine in the United States if they are using the same encoding file encoding standardstypes

In many languages around the world, the representation of all characters requires hundreds and even thousands of characters. As a result, encodings for these regions may require a larger number of bits to represent all aspects of the language.For more information on the supported encodings, see Supported File Encoding Types.

Character Encoding on Input

By default, 

D s product
 supports UTF-8 on input. As needed, individual users can change the file encoding of input files. For example, a file that is submitted using ingested with a double-byte encoding can be identified as such for the product in the file settings during import, so that the data can be properly parsed during input. For more information, see Change File Encoding.For additional details, see Initial Parsing Steps.

Character Encoding within the Application

Within the 

D s webapp
, you can use the following functions to modify character encodings:









pagesBASE64ENCODE Function


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pageBASE64DECODE Function


,BASE64DECODE Function,UNICODE Function



Character Encoding on Output

All files are published with UTF-8 encoding.

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