control character

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Noun1.control character - ASCII characters to indicate carriage return or tab or backspace; typed by depressing a key and the control key at the same time
ASCII character - any member of the standard code for representing characters by binary numbers
backspace character - a control character that indicates moving a space to the left
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But according to technology news website Neowin, there are tens of thousands of invisible 'left-to-right' and 'right-to-left' control characters placed after the emoji that wreak havoc on your phone.
In the social media, if it employs the Unicode standard in order to process digital texts in different languages, then the Unicode control characters have transparent written symbols; otherwise they may generate some unconventional symbols [48].
Too Swole 2 Control characters have also received a minor upgrade, which allows them to lift refrigerators provided their strength potential has been maxed out.
A key result of this brainstorming was a new animation tool called Premo, which allows animators to control characters with strokes of digital pens.
The Murray code actually introduced what became known as 'control characters' -- the CR (Carriage Return) and LF (Line Feed) codes.
His high-paced style and barely under control characters are addictive.
The primary difference is that Windows-1252 substituted printable characters for the control characters located in the 0x80 to 0x9F range in ISO 8859-1.
The word transmitter decides the control characters required to be sent to the PC along with the data and accordingly prefixes these characters with the block of data to be sent.
Manufacturers New Concept Gaming say it works with any game that uses the nunchuck joystick to control characters and jOG has the added bonus of helping you keep fit by measuring how many steps you take while playing.