character data


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character data

Alphanumeric data or text. Contrast with numeric data.
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In addition, character data, through computers, can be integrated with existing data processing systems and their work is more efficient, accurate and effective because it is done automatically.
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All root character data has been submitted to the Germplasm Resource Information Network (GRIN) and can be viewed at http://www.
Text consists of intermingled markup and character data.
An alternative to encoding text in this way is to use a special "unparsed" section of text called a character data (CDATA) section.
Historically, character data is stored in 8 bit chunks (a bit is either a 1 or a 0) known as a byte.
When situations require ink-on-paper signatures, this e-forms technology allows customers to eliminate the costs and error-prone processes of manual, optical character and intelligent character data entry, while providing complete privacy and confidentiality of the information that is submitted via paper.