Alphanumeric Character


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Alphanumeric Character

A letter or number, as opposed to another character such as punctuation. Some programs can only read alphanumeric characters. For example, some e-mail programs may not recognize "!" or "+" as part of a password.
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It discusses the available scanners that are suitable for measuring the metal surface so that it is possible to analyse the embossed alphanumeric characters.
Basically, it consists of dichoptically presenting randomly selected series of alphanumeric characters (1[degrees] in size) at around 5 Hz, while observers look for a particular character embedded in one of the monocular series (see Figure 1A).
The fax-modem accepts and transmits both alphanumeric characters in American Standard Code for Information Interchange (ASCII) or graphical images which have previously been scanned and converted into binary files.
Using this technology, the SIM card facilitates dialing of alphanumeric characters in lieu of phone numbers on almost any GSM handset.
But, for the user names, the only criterion is that the name should at least have five alphanumeric characters.
Alphanumeric characters and the time can also be printed.
A traditional 12-key phone keypad can be used to enter alphanumeric characters as dictated by the application.
A committee of the National Information Standards Organization (NISO) has begun work to develop a national standard on Sorting of Alphanumeric Characters and Other Symbols.
These pagers can display about ten times as many characters as the digital--230 alphanumeric characters vs 24 for the digital.
QR codes are two-dimensional matrix barcodes that function much like product barcodes, except they possess the ability to hold thousands of alphanumeric characters of information.
The earlier format comprises of letters in the first positions to indicate the agency, followed by alphanumeric characters.