Text formatting with extended single-byte characters
If your input device supports characters from the European-language extended character set, you can enter them directly.
Otherwise, use the following ASCII escape sequence form to represent these characters:
where N is the 2- or 4-digit hexadecimal
code for the character.
Note: The NCesc form
\<xx>is no longer supported.
Text containing extended characters is output according to the formatting conventions of the language in use. Characters that are not defined for the interface to a specific output device produce no output or error indication.
Although the names of the requests, macro packages, and commands are based on English, most of them can accept input (such as file names and parameters) containing characters in the European extended character set.
define foobar % SomeText %
the specified name,
foobar, must be ASCII. However,
the replacement text,
SomeText, can contain