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text mode

(1) A screen display mode that displays only text and not graphics. Before graphical user interfaces were common, the text mode was the primary mode built into display systems, and graphics mode was an optional mode, if available. See text based.

(2) A program mode that allows text to be entered and edited.
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Animated image of Shapes being used in OneNote, while in Text Mode.
When they are in text mode, they can type out their message, word by word, using the on-screen QWERTY keyboard.
Digitization and conversion in text mode, for an online distribution, of 2 regional press titles published in le mans, published between 1771 and 1870.
While traveling, you can use Bixby's Live Translation feature in Text mode to instantly translate foreign languages and currency in real time.
It also features a text mode that allows users to translate foreign languages simply by pointing the camera at the foreign text, Samsung calls it the Bixby live translator.
He explained that the duopoly cannot get rid of their legacy network because half of their subscribers are still on call and text mode.
MiraCheck in normal text mode is the best, most capable and sophisticated checklist app I've seen.
The speech response from the service executive is also displayed in text mode on screen, to complete the two-way communication.
Because Apple's latest iPhone software has a predictive text mode that will automatically ping up emojis to replace words as we write.
As already noted, linguistically, description is frequently treated as a text mode (Fludemik calls this a macro-genre) alongside the narrative, argumentative, instructional, or expositional text modes.
Revised options for working with DITA Maps (text mode, possibility to edit two and more maps, problems visualization)
The meaning of literacy in the 21st century has changed markedly with emerging and now dominant technologies: that is, the move away from writing to the new digital text mode, and from the medium of the book to that of the monitor screen (Kress, 2010).