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
as the default server character set.
latin1 is used for English and many
Western European languages.
Best Support For
Multilingualism: Choose this option if you
want to use
utf8 as the default server
character set. This is a Unicode character set that can
store characters from many different languages.
Manually 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.