text-based

text-based

(jargon)
Working under a non-window-based operating system (e.g. MS-DOS) as opposed to a graphical user interface (e.g. Microsoft Windows).

An MS-DOS text-based program uses a screen with a fixed array of 80x25 or 80x40 characters. Examples are WordPerfect before version 5.1 and Microsoft Word.
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While all of these areas are understudied, we explore one use: "live text-based communication." Live text-based communication refers to the use of an internet-enabled device (e.g., smartphone, tablet or laptop) to transmit text-based information, in real-time, from inside the courtroom to audiences outside of it.
"It has been 10 years since the IGN started and they felt that it was about time they went to the next step of text-based negotiations.
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Aspect Software a leading provider of native consumer engagement, workforce optimization, and self-service solutions, today announced the award of a new patent for modeling and simulating the interaction dynamics of chat, email, IM, social media and other text-based customer communication in a workforce management (WFM) environment.
I Want My Time With You, 2018, will be suspended above the Grand Terrace and will be Emin's largest text-based work.
Apart from enhancing features on photos and videos, social media app Instagram is cooking up another upgrade, this time focusing on text-based clips.
Based on the research of text-based CAPTCHA breaking technique, this paper will review the relative research and prospect future trends.
WhatsApp wants to make status sharing fun with the introduction of its text-based status feature.
Beginning in our December 2015 issue, we shared with readers and explored ongoing efforts at the FAA and the National Weather Service (NWS) to replace the old, familiar text-based area forecast (FA) with a graphics-based product.
Voice-first technologies are clearly gathering momentum, though they haven't replaced text-based interactions--yet.