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The CPINFO structure contains information about a code page.

struct _cpinfo { 

    UINT MaxCharSize; 






Specifies the maximum length, in bytes, of a character in this code page.
Specifies the default character used in translations into this code page. This character is used by the WideCharToMultiByte function if an explicit default character is not given.
Specifies a fixed-length array of lead-byte ranges, where the number of lead-byte ranges is variable. If there are no lead bytes in this code page, then every element of the array is NULL. If there are lead bytes in this code page, a starting value and ending value is given for each range. Ranges are inclusive. The maximum number of lead-byte ranges for any code page is 5. The array uses two bytes to describe each range, with a double-byte null terminator after the last range.


Lead bytes are unique to double-byte character sets (DBCS). A lead byte is the first byte of a 2-byte character in a DBCS. Lead bytes occupy a specific range of byte values.

See Also

GetCPInfo, WideCharToMultiByte

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