ASE - Unsupported Charset

Sometimes it is necessary to specify the character set in the connection string. This is done by adding charset=xxx where xxx is a valid Sybase charset code.

"charset=iso_1" and "charset=utf8" should be the more commonly used options.

See table below for Sybase translation names and all valid values.

Sybase character set names

Character setSybase name
ASCII 8acsii_8
Big 5big5
Big 5HKbig5hk
CP 437cp437
CP 850cp850
CP 852cp852
CP 855cp855
CP 857cp857
CP 858cp858
CP 860cp860
CP 864cp864
CP 866cp866
CP 869cp869
CP 874cp874
CP 932cp932
CP 936cp936
CP 950cp950
CP 1250cp1250
CP 1251cp1251
CP 1252cp1252
CP 1253cp1253
CP 1254cp1254
CP 1255cp1255
CP 1256cp1256
CP 1257cp1257
CP 1258cp1258
DEC Kanjideckanji
EUC-CNSeuccns
EUC-GBeucgb
EUC-JISeucjis
EUC-KSCeucksc
GB 18030gb18030
GREEK8greek8
ISO 8859-1iso_1
ISO 8859-2iso88592
ISO 8859-5iso88595
ISO 8859-6iso88596
ISO 8859-7iso88597
ISO 8859-8iso88598
ISO 8859-9iso88599
ISO 8859-15iso15
Kazakhstan Cyrillickz1048
Koi8koi8
ROMAN8roman8
ROMAN9roman9
Shift-JISsjis
TIS 620tis620
TURKISH8turkish8
UTF-8utf8

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