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ASCII in Computers topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishASCIIASCII /ˈæski/ noun [uncountable] technical  (American Standard Code for Information Interchange) a system used for exchanging information between computers by allowing them to recognize letters, numbers etc in the same way
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ASCIIIn an ASCII format, documents are displayed in their lowest form on screen and can't easily be read.They can be exported as ASCII files, so you simply edit them in your word processor.The list would be in ASCII format, Data Ease 4.5 and in a compressed form.In the case of the tokens these are converted into strings of ASCII letters before being listed.This is the standard ASCII sequence.Note, however, that ASCII loses all special formatting you might have added.