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GetCPInfoEx (kernel32)

C# Signature:

    /// <summary>
    /// Gets information on a named code page.
    /// </summary>
    /// <param name="CodePage">The code page number.</param>
    /// <param name="dwFlags">Reserved.  Must be 0.</param>
    /// <param name="lpCPInfoEx">The CPINFOEX struct to initialize.</param>
    /// <returns><c>true</c> if the operation completed successfully; <c>false</c> otherwise.</returns>
    [DllImport("kernel32.dll", SetLastError = true)]
    private static extern bool GetCPInfoEx([MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.U4)] int CodePage, [MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.U4)] int dwFlags, out CPINFOEX lpCPInfoEx);

User-Defined Types:

    private const int MAX_DEFAULTCHAR = 2;
    private const int MAX_LEADBYTES = 12;
    private const int MAX_PATH = 260;

    private struct CPINFOEX
        public int MaxCharSize;

        [MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.ByValArray, SizeConst = MAX_DEFAULTCHAR)]
        public byte[] DefaultChar;

        [MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.ByValArray, SizeConst = MAX_LEADBYTES)]
        public byte[] LeadBytes;

        public char UnicodeDefaultChar;

        public int CodePage;

        [MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.ByValTStr, SizeConst = MAX_PATH)]
        public string CodePageName;



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Sample Code:

    private enum ActCodePage
        CP_ACP = 0,
        CP_OEMCP = 1,
        CP_MACCP = 2,

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