I am researching printing Baltic languages such as Latvian, Estonian, and Lithuanian along with German and English on a enterprise level printer. I currently have an application written in a not well known environment from IBM, called UniData (DBMS) and System Builder (4GL). The client application will be using code page 1257. The database environment will an OEM code page. In the application we will not be performing any ANSI to OEM or back conversions, so the characters entered in 1257 would be the same displayed in 1257 on the client. What I need to get to know is how the printing will be impacted. We will be printing text on field labels for packslips that represent Latvian characters. What symbol set can be used and eventually printers can be used. I see there is a Windows Baltic Symbol Set referenced in some PCL5 documentation (http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bc/docs/support/SupportManual/bpl13206/bpl13206.pdf
), but will this map directly to the Code Page 1257. In other words if I enter and display a Decimal 251 (Hex FB) in the application when printing will I get a LATIN SMALL LETTER U WITH MACRON which is what the value maps to in Windows code page 1257.