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Convert buffer's DOS character set to Windows.
Windows programs typically use a different character set than do DOS
programs. The DOS character set is known as the DOS/OEM character set,
and includes various line drawing characters and miscellaneous
characters not in the Windows/ANSI set. The Windows/ANSI character set
includes many accented characters not in the DOS/OEM character set.
Epsilon for Windows uses the Windows/ANSI character set (with most
The oem-to-ansi command converts the current buffer from the
DOS/OEM character set to the Windows/ANSI character set. If any
character in the buffer doesn't have a unique translation, the command
warns first, and moves to the first character without a unique
This command ignores any narrowing established by the
narrow-to-region command. It's only available in Epsilon for
DOS/OEM Character Set Support
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