embedded command

embedded command

[em¦bed·əd kə′mand]
(computer science)
In word processing, a code inserted in a text document that instructs the printer to change its print attributes.
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embedded command

(1) A command inserted within text or other codes.

(2) In word processing, a command within the text that directs the printer to change fonts, print underline, bold, etc. The command is inserted when the user selects a layout change. Commands are often invisible on screen, but can be revealed if required.
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