Microsoft DOS graftabl command

Updated: 05/21/2018 by Computer Hope

About graftabl

The graftabl command allows the display to show extended characters in graphics mode from a specific code page. Most monitors do not need the graftabl command to be loaded.


The graftabl command is an external command and is available in the below Microsoft operating systems as

Graftabl syntax


437 United States Code
860 Portugal Code
863 Canada (French) Code
865 Norway and Denmark Code
/STATUS Display the number of the currently selected code page.

Graftabl examples

graftabl 437

Loads graftabl for the United States.


Typing the command alone displays the current settings as shown below.

Previous Code Page: None
Active Code Page: 437

Additional information

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