control character

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ASCII characters to indicate carriage return or tab or backspace

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The PC on receiving these control characters verifies the correctness of data and accordingly accepts and rejects data.
The case raises a number of issues related to intellectual property, perhaps none more contentious and fascinating than this one: Is it possible to control characters and texts that have entered the public domain in fact, if not in law?
5Mb/s and an ability for users to add additional characters either before or after the magnetic strip data as control characters specific to the application.
MK Trilogy, unleashed by GT Interactive for the PlayStation, lets you control characters from previous incarnations, including fighters such as SubZero and Smoke plus a new one Rain - the purple-clad Ninja.
It is possible to use printed control characters to control the printing of individual lines within your spreadsheet.
They connect your computer to another computer; determine when to send data and when to stop if the other computer is busy processing the data received; allow you to store the data received in a disk file or send data from a file; send and detect control characters that instruct the computer to perform a function, such as to run another program; and emulate a terminal.
Polling increases the amount of data traffic over a network because the control characters are transmitted in addition to the normal data-consuming bandwidth on the transmission facility.
The Sims 2 Pets will build on the celebrated The Sims 2 experience which allows players to create and control characters throughout their life while determining the outcome of their relationships and adventures.
0 of NeedTEXT Shell adds the ability to use the specialized control characters and keys that are required when connecting to AS/400 applications from a client terminal.
Players will control characters such as Steve McQueen's baseball-loving GI as they try to escape from the World War II prison camp.
In async and bisync protocols, which are character-oriented, the line-handlers are always looking for recognizable control characters, usually seven or eight bits long.
The Sims 2 Pets will build on the celebrated The Sims 2 experience that allows players to create and control characters throughout their lives while determining the outcome of their relationships and choosing their destiny.