Retrieves the output code page used by the console associated with the calling process. A console uses its output code page to translate the character values written by the various output functions into the images displayed in the console window.
UINT WINAPI GetConsoleOutputCP(void);
This function has no parameters.
The return value is a code that identifies the code page. For a list of identifiers, see Code Page Identifiers.
If the return value is zero, the function has failed. To get extended error information, call GetLastError.
A code page maps 256 character codes to individual characters. Different code pages include different special characters, typically customized for a language or a group of languages. To retrieve more information about a code page, including it's name, see the GetCPInfoEx function.
|Minimum supported client||Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]|
|Minimum supported server||Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]|
|Header||ConsoleApi.h (via WinCon.h, include Windows.h)|