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SUBSTITUTE CHARACTER [1 record]

Record 1 2013-03-06

English

Subject field(s)
  • Codes (Software)
  • Computer Programs and Programming
DEF

A control character used in the place of a character that is recognized to be invalid, in error, or incapable of being represented on a given device. [Definition officially approved by GESC.]

OBS

substitute character; SUB: term and abbreviation standardized by ISO; officially approved by the Government EDP (Electronic Data Processing) Standards Committee (GESC).

French

Domaine(s)
  • Codes (Logiciels)
  • Programmes et programmation (Informatique)
DEF

Caractère de commande destiné à être employé à la place d'un caractère reconnu non valable ou erroné, ou qui ne peut être représenté sur un dispositif particulier. [Définition uniformisée par le CNGI.]

OBS

caractère substitut; SUB : terme et abréviation uniformisés par le Comité des normes gouvernementales en informatique (CNGI).

OBS

caractère substitut : terme normalisé par l'ISO.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Códigos (Soporte lógico)
  • Programas y programación (Informática)
DEF

Carácter de control de la precisión usado para reemplazar un carácter que se ha determinado como no válido o en error.

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