character mode

character mode

[′kar·ik·tər ‚mōd]
(computer science)
A mode of computer operation in which only text is displayed.
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The Character mode is the most important option for fans wondering if "SFV" is worth $60.
Abraham Erskine (Stanley Tucci, in heavily accented character mode) hand-picks Rogers to test his perfected formula for the U.S.
The large character mode can be cancelled using this routine.
For anyone who knows their online games, there are a couple of factorswhich do drawthis game above the regular online style.One is the copy character mode, which allows you to 'clone' your character so you don't have to go right back to the beginning to build up a character class.
This other method of linkage prevents one having to make an a priori choice of digitalization either in character mode or image mode (5) insofar as both modes are offered, whether simultaneously or not.
Wendy Richards when she's in Pauline Fowler character mode. I can't abide people who moan all the time and she is the queen of that particular pastime.
The screen is a BIW LCD that displays 80 x 12 lines in character mode. We tested the IR model for word processing, and the connection for the infrared was as simple as plugging in its infrared reader between the keyboard and the computer.
This selection initiates a character mode executable that reads the data in the S-parameter file.
-- Level 2 explains basic Linux administration, including file systems, managing users and groups, and running multiple programs in graphical and character mode.
A large percentage of the new and upgraded PC products we've seen lately have a Mac-like look and feel, even in straight character mode. (Ironically, some of the most incomprehensible graphical interfaces seem to be showing up on Windows-based products.) Assuming this trend continues, the PC software world will end up sharing common interface conventions with the Macintosh, quite independently of the success of Windows, PM, and other environments.
But if one feature will ensure Soul Calibur IV ranks up there with other classic fighters, it is its remarkable custom character mode.