^FH
^FH

^FH

The
^FH
command allows you to enter the hexadecimal value for any character directly into the
^FD
statement. The
^FH
command must precede each
^FD
command that uses hexadecimals in its field.

Field Hexadecimal Indicator

Within the
^FD
statement, the hexadecimal indicator must precede each hexadecimal value. The default hexadecimal indicator is _ (underscore). There must be a minimum of two characters designated to follow the underscore. The
a
parameter can be added when a different hexadecimal indicator is needed.
This command can be used with any of the commands that have field data (that is
^FD
,
^FV
(Field Variable), and
^SN
(Serialized Data)).
Valid hexadecimal characters are:
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 A B C D E F a b c d e f
Format:
^FHa
Parameters
Details
a =
hexadecimal indicator
Values:
any character except current format and control prefix (^ and ~ by default)
Default:
_ (underscore)
Example:
This is an example of how to enter a hexadecimal value directly into a
^FD
statement: This is an example for ascii data using
^CI0
.
Example:
These are examples of how
^FH
works with UTF-8 and UTF-16BE:
  • UTF-8
  • UTF-16BE