ignore character

ignore character

[ig′nȯr ‚kar·ik·tər]
(computer science)
Also known as erase character.
A character indicating that no action whatever is to be taken, that is, a character to be ignored; often used to obliterate an erroneous character.
A character indicating that the preceding or following character is to be ignored, as specified.
A character indicating that some specified action is not to be taken.
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His anything-goes attitude is often an excuse to ignore character development and structured plots.