Resolving System.NotSupportedException No data is available for encoding 850 in .net Core

Published on 12 December 2017

Character Encoding in .NET Core

        //https://stackoverflow.com/questions/33579661/encoding-getencoding-cant-work-in-uwp-app
        //encodings in .NET core

        Encoding.RegisterProvider(CodePagesEncodingProvider.Instance);

https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.text.encodingprovider(v=vs.110).aspx Message: System.NotSupportedException : No data is available for encoding 850. For information on defining a custom encoding, see the documentation for the Encoding.RegisterProvider method.

        ```Encoding.RegisterProvider(CodePagesEncodingProvider.Instance);