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$SystemCharacterEncoding

FilledSmallSquare $SystemCharacterEncoding gives the default raw character encoding for the computer system on which Mathematica is being run.

FilledSmallSquare $SystemCharacterEncoding is used to determine the default value of $CharacterEncoding.

FilledSmallSquare The notebook front end handles raw character encodings independent of the kernel.

FilledSmallSquare The possible settings for $SystemCharacterEncoding are the same as for $CharacterEncoding.

FilledSmallSquare See Section 2.8.8.

FilledSmallSquare See also: CharacterEncoding.

FilledSmallSquare New in Version 3.