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hard return

[′härd ri‚tərn]
(computer science)
A control code that is entered into a document by pressing the enter key.

hard return

A code inserted into text to represent the end of the line (end of paragraph) by pressing the Enter key. If the hard return does not display as a symbol on screen, it can sometimes be revealed along with other layout codes in an expanded mode. Contrast with soft return. See line break.
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None of the initiatives we looked at would make it past today's tough-minded CIOs, who demand small teams, fixed schedules, and a hard return on investment (ROI) up front.
To extend their 2% (or less) spending allotment, grocers are concentrating on projects that will provide a hard return on investment, rather than on those funky, innovative projects that might be interesting down the road.
Save the file as "Text with Line Breaks" to put a hard return at the end of each line.
Your wrap at "appearance" is now a hard return in the receiver's system so that a new line forms.
To correct this problem, I put in three hard returns after the end of the initial MARC file and pasted the file in the clipboard after the last hard return.
You may vary the thickness of your rules as you please, but I suggest inserting a hard return (i.
van Hoof, and P Rochette hit a hard return shot when they argued that the evidence for preferred paths may simply reflect an artifact in the way sedimentary rocks record the geomagnetic field.
Pettini rode his luck a little when he was dropped at slip and leg slip on 22 and 34 respectively by James Allenby and Jamie Dalrymple off Croft, who also missed a hard return catch when the Essex skipper was on 67.
Hard Return Example: 100-Agent Center (Source: The Call Center School)
Instead, these retailers are re-evaluating their IT wish lists and projects, and focusing specifically on applications that will provide a hard return on investment.