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23 Cards in this Set

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Simple format in which data is stored as text.
ASCII text file
The numerical code for an ASC II character.
ASCII code:
Codes for the use of the Control key with another key.
Control codes:
Control code (CNTRL + Z) that marks the end of an ASCII file.
End of file (EOF) code:
Variable of the ASCII code that uses 8 bits to encode characters and contain values ranging from 0 to 255.
Extended ASCII:
Character set that supports characters from different languages; set computer standards in the US.
(American National Standards Institute)
16-bit coding scheme that can represent 65,536 character combinations, which can represent all the characters within the alphabets of most of the world's languages.
Device the operating system uses for input, by default, the keyboard.
Standard input device
Device the operating system uses for output, by default, the monitor.
Standard output device
Change the source of input or the destination of output.
(>)Operator that redirects the output of a command to a file, the print port, or another device, instead of to the monitor.
Output redirection operator
Command that can modify the outpout of another command.
External command that displays a screen or window of output, pauses, and then displays "--More--" prompt which permits you to continue when you are ready.
MORE filter
Redirects the output produced by one command so that the output then becomes the input for another command.
Pipe operator
Command line containing a sequence of commands and that uses a pipe operator to transfer the output of one command that it becomes the input for another command.
7-bit coding scheme for representing 128 character codes, including the uppercase and lowercases letters of the american alphabet, digits and a limited set of symbols and control codes.
American Standard Code for Information Interchange
(<) Operator that uses input from a source other than the keyboard, such as a file.
Input redirection operator
Use the output of one command as the input for another command.
File that contains system settings or settings used by the operating system or by a specific program when it loads into memory.
Initialization file
File that can contain any kind of data, rather than just ASCII text.
Binary files
Sorts input in decending order.
Reverse switch (/R)
Windows assigned to a hardward component or "device"
Device name
Original file copied by the operating system during a COPY operation.
Source file