carriage return


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Related to carriage return: line feed
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Noun1.carriage return - the operation that prepares for the next character to be printed or displayed as the first character on a line
printing operation - an operation that controls the printing or display of information
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carriage return

n (on typewriter) → leva (or tasto) del ritorno a capo
References in classic literature ?
In a few minutes the carriage returned.Somebody talked of rain.
SHIMA SEIKI's SSR computerized flat knitting machine offers increased productivity with a maximum knitting speed of 1.2 meters per second, as well as with the R2CARRIAGE System that achieves quicker carriage returns.
The musicians were superb; the percussionists used woodblock and ratchet to imitate the typing and carriage return sounds.
Having mastered 16 WPM on a manual typewriter in an elective high school typing class, I was soon surpassing the QWERTY finger pecking of my pre-electric typewriter days--thanks, in small part, to the Selectric typewriter's carriage return key and, just as importantly, the auto-correction key.
The bell of a typewriter calling for a carriage return forced the writer to maintain a connection to the real world, or face real consequences.
Studies show that while the number of carriage return areas has increased, harried shoppers don't always comply.
1906: Robert Turner announced the invention of the automatic carriage return on typewriters.
The properties of an InputBox are similar to that of the MsgBox; the prompt can be 1,024 characters long and lengthy prompts can be separated into multiple lines by using the carriage return character--& Chr(13) &.
For more information or to apply, visit: http://us.boehringer-ingelheim.com/about/philanthropy/Patient_Assista nce_Program.html (note: there is no carriage return or space between the two lines above).