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.
One, called C-index, indexes the structure-encoded sequences and the numbering values of character data on a D-Ancestor B+Tree and S-Ancestor B+Trees like ViST.
For example, variable character data type for latitude and longitude fields may need change to nvarchar (national variable character) to support Unicode character set.
Root character data from the current study showed little correlation with previously determined resistance scores to F.
Here we've paraphrased the text, markup, and character data definitions listed by the W3C in XML 1.0:
[FIGURE 4-5 OMITTED] Table I Hypothetical character data matrix (data set 1).
An alternative to encoding text in this way is to use a special "unparsed" section of text called a character data (CDATA) section.