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ASCII

American Standard Code for Information Exchange. A code that represents as a binary number each of the 128 letters, numbers, punctuation marks and other characters used in English. This was developed in the 1960s for telegraphs and is used in computing.

ASCII (American Standard Code for Information Interchange)

a system for coding individual numbers, letters and punctuation marks which is widely used in COMPUTERS.
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The resulting ASCII text does not resemble the original document.
In addition to supporting specific accounting and tax packages, such modules can translate accounting data to ASCII text, spreadsheet data and a .
The listing is saved by the word processor as a standard Apple ASCII text file.
The primary function of CTBS is to read ASCII text messages from pre-defined directories and convert the ASCII text messages into high quality digitized voice (WAV) files using AT&T's Natural Voices TTS engine.
The FlexVoice engine, when integrated into applications running on Windows 95/98/NT, will empower the PC to synthesize human voices and read text aloud from any Windows text-editing application -- ASCII text files, word processing documents, e-mails, HTML documents, and more.
The ability to convey typographic emphasis - bold, italic, font size, and style changes - allows authors to provide visual inflection that is unavailable in the unembellished display of ASCII text.
These features add to the existing support for paper, emailed, and web-based electronic bill presentment and payment, supported via PDF, ASCII text or interactive SQL-based user access.
Users can extract information into sub-reports and convert reports to many popular file formats, including ASCII text, CSV, SYLK and DIF.
PDF Transformer also converts to more file formats than any other PDF conversion utility with output to Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, HTML, and ASCII text.
Results of searches may be viewed online and users can download and save their search results as an ASCII text file, which can easily be imported into a database, spreadsheet or sales automation software program.
JOVIAL, MUMPS, CMS-2, ALGOL, and any other code that can be represented in ASCII text, can now benefit from automating the search for dates.
2)IDNA 'punycode' is a standard convention for converting native characters into ASCII text with the prefix "xn--" which can be registered as a domain name that will work in Web browsers that support the standard.