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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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To obtain the above objectives we have transformed the contents of the database records into to ASCII code and then applied the M-T transform on the ASCII code matrix to calculate the matrix of coded data.
VII) recover the original message, by applying the ASC command on the ASCII codes of the function obtained.
When we create a batch file (batch files are stored as ASCII files) using the PC's editor, not only are the characters all stored as ASCII codes, but the text is formatted using the printer control codes.
For convenience of discussion and data manipulation, we shift each of the ASCII codes by 48 (ASCII code for '0') so that the character '0' is represented by code 0, '1' by 1 and so on.
In one case, for example, a program that would require 241,000 characters in ASCII code can now be written in 848 macro code characters.
The character 'A' has an ASCII code of 65 in decimal and it matches to binary code of "01000001".
In the file of entrance each of two groups of date must be occupy one column, and the dates from same line must be sepparated with special character TAB, have been the ASCII code.
Since Chi Writer files are saved in ASCII code with embedded control sequences there is limited compatibility with files prepared by other word processors.
In AXTEA, we had defined a table (Table-1) with Arabic characters that possess equal ASCII codes as of English characters.
While you can search the web for a table of ASCII codes, it helps to remember a few basics: Capital letters A through Z run from code 65 to 90.