An interrupt that occurs when a program requests data that is not currently in real memory. The interrupt triggers the operating system to fetch the data from a virtual memory and load it into RAM.
An invalid page fault or page fault error occurs when the operating system cannot find the data in virtual memory. This usually happens when the virtual memory area, or the table that maps virtual addresses to real addresses, becomes corrupt.
- page layout program
A program that enables you to format pages of text and graphics. Many word-processing systems support their own page layout functions, but page layout applications designed specifically for this purpose generally give you more control over fine points such as text flow, kerning, and positioning of graphics.
- page per minute
PPM or Page Per Minute, is a common method of measuring the output of a printer, as it determines the speed a printer is capable of printing. PPM between different printers cannot be compared on a one-to-one ratio, as you can expect a different PPM number between different types of printers (lasers or inkjets) as […]
- page printer
Any printer that processes an entire page at one time. All laser and ink-jet printers are page printers, which means that they must have enough memory to store at least one page.
- page template
A page template, or Web page template, often refers to a predesigned Web page that you can customize. The page template would include font, style, formatting, tables, graphics and other elements commonly found on a Web page. Using a Web authoring program, you can open the page template and easily customize the template to meet […]
- page-white display
A special type of LCD display screen that uses supertwist technology to produce a high contrast between the foreground and background.