alphabetic character


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alphabetic character

[¦al·fə¦bed·ik ′kar·ik·tər]
(computer science)
A letter or other symbol used to form data, other than a digit.
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Handwriting Recognition: By incorporating handwriting recognition technology into this new mobile interface, users are able to write as they would on paper without needing to learn special alphabetic characters.
Decuma's product line consists of three handwriting recognition software products: Decuma OnSpot, for English, French, Spanish, German, Italian and other Western languages; Decuma Chinese for Simplified and Traditional Chinese; and Decuma Japanese, which supports Kanji, Hiragana, Katakana, English alphabetic characters and Arabic numbers.