The MySQL server supports multiple character sets and it is possible to set a default server character set that is applied to all tables, columns, and databases unless overridden. Use the Character Set dialog to change the default character set of the MySQL server.
Standard Character Set: Choose this
option if you want to use
latin1 as the
default server character set.
used for English and many Western European languages.
Best Support For Multilingualism:
Choose this option if you want to use
as the default server character set. This is a Unicode
character set that can store characters from many different
Manual Selected Default Character Set / Collation: Choose this option if you want to pick the server's default character set manually. Choose the desired character set from the provided drop-down list.