Words, sentences, paragraphs. This book, for example, consists of text. Text processing refers to the ability to manipulate words, lines, and pages. Typically, the term text refers to text stored as ASCII codes (that is, without any formatting). Objects that are not text include graphics, numbers (if they’re not stored as ASCII characters), and program code.
- text file
A file that holds text. The term text file is often used as a synonym for ASCII file, a file in which characters are represented by their ASCII codes.
- text from computer
Text from computer is a feature that allows you to send a text message (also called SMS) to a cellular phone or wireless device on a cellular network from an Internet-connected computer using email. To text from computer you need an email account and the full ten-digit phone number of the person you want to […]
- Text Messaging
Sending short text messages to a device such as a cellular phone, PDA or pager. Text messaging is used for messages that are no longer than a few hundred characters. The term is usually applied to messaging that takes place between two or more mobile devices. Compare with SMS and instant messaging.
- text mode
A video mode in which a display screen is divided into rows and columns of boxes. Each box can contain one character. Text mode is also called character mode. All video standards for the PC, including VGA, support a text mode that divides the screen into 25 rows and 80 columns. In addition to text […]
- Text Wrap
Text wrap is a feature supported by many word processors that enables you to surround a picture or diagram with text. The text wraps around the graphic. Text wrap in HTML is most fequently used to describe wrapping of text around an image in the HTML code. This is done by adding align=”left” or align=”right” […]