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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The both types of scanners were tested for reading the alphanumeric characters placed on the cold metal product in the laboratory.
The method consists in dichoptically presenting two streams of randomly-selected alphanumeric characters at speeds around 5Hz (dichoptic RSVP) and the observers have to detect a particular character.
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.
Types specify the format of data, such as alphanumeric characters, floating-point numbers or more complex data structures, such as Web pages and database queries.
After the prefix, there are 12 digits (the 6-digit industry code is listed twice) followed by up to 7 alphanumeric characters identifying product detail.
The Videojet EXCEL [R] 2000 can print one to three lines of code at speeds of up to 278 m a minute, bar-codes and up to 1832 alphanumeric characters per second, dependent on the font selected.
3-line backlit LCD display with 30 alphanumeric characters.
It can print up to three lines of code at speeds up to 278m an hour, bar-codes and up to 1832 alphanumeric characters a second.
The GhCode comprises seven to eight alphanumeric characters, which enables accurate location of properties and places in Ghana, according to the company, It has been successfully piloted in Cantonment and Accra Central in the Greater Accra Region.