extended ASCII character set


extended ASCII character set

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  • ASCII extended character set —    The second group of characters, from 128 through 255, in the ASCII character set. The extended ASCII character set is assigned variable sets of characters by computer hardware manufacturers and software developers, and it is not necessarily… …   Dictionary of networking

  • ASCII standard character set —    A character set that consists of the first 128 (from 0 through 127) ASCII characters. The values 0 through 31 are used for nonprinting control codes (see Appendix C), and the range 32 through 127 is used to represent the letters of the… …   Dictionary of networking

  • Extended ASCII — The term extended ASCII (or high ASCII ) describes eight bit or larger character encodings that include the standard seven bit ASCII characters as well as others. The use of the term is sometimes criticized, because it can be mistakenly… …   Wikipedia

  • extended character set — group of characters used in IBM compatibles which includes ASCII characters and characters of foreign languages …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ZX Spectrum character set — The ZX Spectrum character set is the variant of ASCII used in the British Sinclair Spectrum computers. It is based on ASCII 1967 (the standard ASCII on which all modern character sets are based), but with one character from ASCII 1963 (the first… …   Wikipedia

  • double-byte character set —    Abbreviated DBCS. A method that uses two bytes to hold the definition of the character rather than the single byte used by the American Standard Code for Information Interchange (ASCII) or the Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code… …   Dictionary of networking

  • Multinational Character Set — The Multinational Character Set (MCS) is a character encoding created by Digital Equipment Corporation for use in the popular VT220 terminal. It was an 8 bit extension of ASCII that added accented characters, currency symbols, and other character …   Wikipedia

  • ASCII art — Oldskool or Amiga style Newskool style …   Wikipedia

  • ASCII file —    A file that contains only text characters from the ASCII character set. An ASCII file can include letters, numbers, and punctuation symbols, but does not contain any hidden text formatting codes. Also known as a text file or an ASCII text file …   Dictionary of networking

  • ASCII —   An acronym for American Standard Code for Information Interchange. Pronounced ass key . It is a code used to represent numbers and letters and is often used for data exchange (especially when downloading data from a mainframe to the PC). It is… …   International financial encyclopaedia