GB2312 Tutorials - Herong's Tutorial Examples - v4.02, by Dr. Herong Yang
What Is GB2312 Character Set
GB2312 Character Set is a set of 7445 commonly used Chinese characters established by the government of People's Republic of China in 1980.
What Is GB2312 Character Set? GB2312 Character Set is a set of 7445 commonly used Chinese characters established by the government of People's Republic of China in 1980.
What Is GB?: GB is an abbreviation of Guojia Biaozhun (国家标准), or Guo Biao (国标), meaning "national standard" in Chinese.
Main features of GB2312:
GB2312 arranges characters into a table of 94 rows and 94 columns based on the following rules:
# of Rows Chars Type of Characters 01 94 Special symbols 02 72 Paragraph numbers 03 94 Latin characters 04 83 Hiragana characters 05 86 Katakana characters 06 48 Greek characters 07 66 Cyrillic characters 08 63 Pinyin accented vowels and zhuyin symbols 09 76 Box and table drawing symbols 16-55 3755 Hanzi level 1, ordered by pinyin 56-87 3008 Hanzi level 2, ordered by radical, then stroke
A list of all GB2312 characters and their row numbers and columns will be provided later in this book.
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