UTF-16


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Related to UTF-16: Utf-32
AcronymDefinition
UTF-16Unicode Transformation Format-16
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* Support for UTF-8, UTF-16, ISO-8859 and ASCII/Unicod
Also included are image data export capabilities, content identification at a paragraph and character level, style sheet and colour definition export, batch process functionality, Auto Document Type Definition, user configurable setup and support for UTF-8, UTF-16, ISO-8859 and ASCII/Unicode.
While each character represents at most 4 bytes, the Unicode standard actually defines 3 encoding forms (UTF-8, UTF-16, and UTF-32) that allow the same character to be transmitted in a byte, word, or double work format (i.e., in 8,16, or 32 bit per code unit).