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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ASCII text produced by OCR software must be edited by a human being to make sense out of the results.
Most accounts receivable programs can either print a list of clients or write ("print") the report to an ASCII text file.
In addition, it can export listings to ASCII text or comma-delimited files, which can then be imported into word processing, spreadsheet or database programs for further processing.
As Shirakawa points out, these expressions are paired (tsuibun [CHINESE CHARACTERS NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII TEXT ])
The best way to avoid problems is to save your document in ASCII text.
For example, Savage, Hugo, and Newell (1991) have reported that some of their potential subscribers or readers do not have ready access to terminals or lack institutional support for network access; Bailey (1992) points out the limitations of ASCII text files for the distribution of electronic journals and suggests that no existing software tools can do everything needed for a fully successful implementation of a scholarly journal in electronic form.
For users of Quicken, Lotus 1-2-3 (or other spreadsheets), Managing Your Money, Dollars and Sense or most ASCII text files, Turbo Tax offers an import option which allows data to be imported into the program without having to re-key information.
Some also can convert their ASCII text files into "soft" files that may be transmitted to other types of computers via a modem.
Resumes and cover letters can be downloaded or e-mailed in multiple formats (Word, ASCII Text, PDF, HTML).
This tool provides an easy way to create data tables in ASCII text or time series charts in your favorite spreadsheet format.
The 416-page book is available in ASCII text, online, or in paperback for a cost of $34.
Simple ASCII text is extremely useful for searching and selection, but its inability to capture the richness of the original relegates it to markets such as law which have few figures or typographic clues.
The software also updates ODBC compliant database files, plus ASCII text files, which guarantees updating success if a user's 3rd party Windows software package cans import/export ASCII text files.
29) He subsequently remarks that each individual should receive two parcels of land, one close to town and the other in the country, because such an arrangement is fair and just ([eighteen Greet word cannot be converted in ASCII text.