DocumentationMathematicaBuilt-in FunctionsNew in Version 3.xInput and Output
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 Section 2.8.8 and Section 2.12.3.
See also: ToCharacterCode, FromCharacterCode, StringReplace, $SystemCharacterEncoding, ShowSpecialCharacters.
New in Version 3.