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  • CharacterEncoding is an option for input and output functions which specifies what raw character encoding should be used.
  • The default is CharacterEncoding:>$CharacterEncoding.
  • The possible settings for CharacterEncoding are the same as for $CharacterEncoding.
  • See the Mathematica book: Section 2.7.8Section 2.11.3.
  • See also: ToCharacterCode, FromCharacterCode, StringReplace, $SystemCharacterEncoding, ShowSpecialCharacters.