derby.ui.codeset property


Set this property to a supported character encoding value when using one of the Derby tools with a language not supported by your default system.



where derbyval is a supported character encoding value, for example, UTF8 (see Sample Character Encodings).


The following command specifies to run ij using the Japanese territory (derby.ui.locale=ja_JP) using Japanese Latin Kanji mixed encoding (codeset=Cp939):

java -Dderby.ui.locale=ja_JP -Dderby.ui.codeset=Cp939 
The following table contains a sampling of character encodings. Supported encodings vary from product to product. For example, to see the full list of the character encodings that are supported by Java 2 Software Development Kit, Standard Edition, v. 1.4.2 go to
Table 1. Sample Character Encodings
Character Encoding Explanation
8859_1 ISO Latin-1
8859_2 ISO Latin-2
8859_7 ISO Latin/Greek
Cp1257 Windows Baltic
Cp1258 Windows Vietnamese
Cp437 PC Original
GB2312 GB2312-80 Simplified Chinese
KSC5601 KSC5601 Korean
MacCroatian Macintosh Croatian
MacCyrillic Macintosh Cyrillic
SJIS PC and Windows Japanese
UTF8 Standard UTF-8
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