text file

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Noun1.text file - (computer science) a computer file that contains text (and possibly formatting instructions) using seven-bit ASCII characters
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
web page, webpage - a document connected to the World Wide Web and viewable by anyone connected to the internet who has a web browser
computer file - (computer science) a file maintained in computer-readable form
ASCII text file - a text file that contains only ASCII characters without special formatting
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Adeptol Text Extraction software is a quick java based software that can be deployed on Windows or Linux and can be used to extract text from more than 150 file formats include Microsoft Office documents like MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, Office 2007 documents, Open Office documents, PDF etc and output to a text file or text stream which can be saved into a database or passed on to other application.
In fact, I would say that text file swapping is still the mainstay of getting one system to exchange information with another.
This provides access to sensitive notes, passwords, access codes, addresses, telephone numbers, URLs--in short, anything that a normal text file could contain.
Because the system creates an audio file or an interpreted text file and preserves one or both as part of the system operation, it does not follow that either or both should be retained for substantial periods of time.
Using the specially-developed LanguageFlow software (not commercially available), Image Partnership exports all of the text content from an HTML file to a plain text file which is then sent to a translator for translation.
Users can view virtually any picture or text file format, including most popular image files.
The molding machine simply writes the data into a text file that the host computer can read," explains Tom Richards, who manages electronics and control development for Van Dorn Demag Corp.
Most accounts receivable programs can either print a list of clients or write ("print") the report to an ASCII text file.
Applewriter will save the glossary as an independent text file so that you can use it in other programs and add to it as your skills improve.
Through EBSCO Online's administrative site, library administrators can create a text file of their subscriptions' URLs and then download the file, or they can use Windows functionality to copy and paste the URLs from the text file into their own MARC records or Web site software.