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pck (7)

Name

PCK, pck - map between PCK and character set

Description

PCK stands for PC Kanji code. It is also known as Shift–JIS (MS kanji) code. This manual page shows map between PCK and character set.

PCK allocates the first byte of each kanji code which corresponds to JIS X0208–1990 and so on to the code other than code range of 0x00–0x7f and 0xa1–0xdf. The following is a map table for PCK and character set.

PCK
character set
0x00 – 0x19
JIS X 0201–1976 function character set
0x20
JIS X 0201–1976 space character
0x21 – 0x7e
JIS X 0201–1976 figure character set for roman character
0x7f
JIS X 0201–1976 erase character
0xa1 – 0xdf
JIS X 0201–1976 figure character set for katakana (except for an area of undefined character E/0 – F/14)
0x8140 – 0x817e
JIS X 0208–1990 (1 ku 1 ten – 1 ku 63 ten)
0x8180 – 0x819e
JIS X 0208–1990 (1 ku 64 ten – 1 ku 94 ten)
0x819f – 0x81fc
JIS X 0208–1990 (2 ku 1 ten – 2 ku 94 ten)
:
:
:
:
0x9f9f – 0x9ffc
JIS X 0208–1990 (62 ku 1 ten – 62 ku 94 ten)
0xe040 – 0xe07e
JIS X 0208–1990 (63 ku 1 ten – 63 ku 63 ten)
:
:
:
:
0xea40 – 0xea7e
JIS X 0208–1990 (83 ku 1 ten – 83 ku 63 ten)
0xea80 – 0xea9e
JIS X 0208–1990 (83 ku 64 ten – 83 ku 94 ten)
0xea9f – 0xeafc
JIS X 0208–1990 (84 ku 1 ten – 84 ku 94 ten)

The differences from character set of Japanese EUC are:

  • Character set of Japanese EUC codeset 3 (JIS X 0212–1990) is not assigned except a part of Vender Defined Character (IBM extension character) (see NOTES).

  • Character set which corresponds to Japanese EUC C1 control code is not assigned.

Notes

In PCK area below has special meaning.

PCK
area of character set
meaning
0x8740 – 0x879e
JIS X 0208–1990 13 ku
Vender Defined Character
(special symbols)
0xeb40 – 0xecfc
Invalid
0xed40 – 0xeffc
Vender Defined Character
(IBM extension character NEC
selected)
0xf040 – 0xf9fc
User Defined Character
1 ku – 20 ku
0xfa40 – 0xfcfc
Vender Defined Character
(IBM extension character)

Attributes

See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPE
ATTRIBUTE VALUE
Availability
system/locale/extra

See Also

eucJP(7)