Mode (Set Device Code Pages)
Selects, refreshes, or displays the numbers of the code pages the console.
mode device codepage select=yyy
mode device codepage [/status]
Specifies the device for which you want select a code page. CON is the only
valid name for a device.
Specifies the number of the code page to select. The following list shows each
code page that Windows NT supports and its country or language:
437 United States
850 Multilingual (Latin I)
852 Slavic (Latin II)
855 Cyrillic (Russian)
869 Modern Greek
Specifies (selects) which code page to use with the specified device. You can
abbreviate codepage and select as cp and sel, respectively.
Displays the numbers of the code pages, if any, that are selected for the
Displays the numbers of the current code pages selected for the specified
device. You can abbreviate this switch as /sta. Whether or not you specify the /status switch, typing the mode command with a device name and the codepage parameter displays the numbers of the code pages that are selected for the