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Variable Line Length for Alphanumeric CRT Display

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000070024D
Original Publication Date: 1978-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-21

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
DeBruyn, AJ Leimer, JJ [+details]

Abstract

Raster-scan cathode-ray tube (CRT) displays have a fixed number of character positions per line. If each position is mapped onto a different memory location, much storage space will be wasted by padding with "null" codes when the number of desired characters per line is low.