Use of Dual Purpose Appearance Control Codes in Text Strings
Original Publication Date: 1982-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-10
This article relates to a technique for allowing a text processing system to alter the appearance of a word without having to increase the character transfer rate to an output device. More specifically, this technique allows the number of bytes of information per character space of a display to be held fixed while nonetheless providing for special appearance changes, such as underscoring or highlighting.