American Standard Code for Information Interchange

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(computer science) a code for information exchange between computers made by different companies

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Even if they use digital data from financial statements, it's of limited use because it often is aggregated, so the native hierarchical format and relational data structure are lost when using ASCII files unless they are first restored in the new environment.
It is estimated that about 95 percent of existing texts are plain text files--that is, ASCII files which are not indexed for any specific software.
Browse your computer to find the ASCII file you've already prepared listing all your property book items.
The land will be held in January 2015 and the ASCII file must be provided no later than February 28, 2015 with his reading grid and a simple sorting of all the variables.
When comparing related data, developers can use File-AID/CS to compare the differences between two relational tables, database schemas or ASCII file reports.
The ASCII file export/import viewer allows users to convert data between Softimage and a new, easily customizable file format based on the Microsoft(r) DirectX(r) API.
The new ASCII File Writer component allows the user to easily save data directly to a text file.
W-4 Maker can import payroll records from keyboard input and editing, import of a flat ASCII file, and/or pasting of records from the clip board.
I've worked with hundreds of agents and sellers, and not one has ever asked me, do you prefer my property formatted in Extensible Markup Language or as a tab delimited ASCII file.
HANNOVER, Germany, March 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Users of color laser copiers, wide format color plotters and large engineering printers now have one of the world's most cost effective, full featured solutions for PostScript, TIFF, JPEG, HPGL, CCITT G4, SUNRASTER, and ASCII file printing in a variety of networked or stand-alone environments with the new Windows 95 versions of the UFO ColorFlare workstation -- controllers making their debut at the CeBIT '96 trade show in Hannover, Germany, from March 14th through 20th, 1996.
Flexibility to interface with legacy systems with limited integration options, such as via ASCII file import and export;
DataLIB is a powerful software component that provides web and desktop application developers the ability to read, write and convert most popular spreadsheet, database and ASCII file formats including Microsoft Excel, Lotus 123, Symphony, Quattro, dBase, Microsoft FoxPro, SYLK, CSV, TAB, TXT and fixed ASCII.
It is capable of generating industry standard file formats such as Dbase File or ASCII File, so an end-user can easily integrate and broadcast virtually any type of file.
AutoCAD has two drawing file formats: DWG, the native binary drawing file format, and DXF (Drawing Interchange Format), an ASCII file format designed for exporting drawing files from AutoCAD to other applications.
WKS and ASCII file formats for further data manipulation.