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line feed (LF)

LineFeed (LF) is a format control character (FE2) from the IA-5 alphabet that causes the writing device to advance one line. A printer will advance the paper one line upon receiving this control character. On a display, the cursor will advance to the next line. The LF control character occupies position 0A (hex) or 010 (dec.) in the ASCII character set.

Englisch: line feed - LF
Updated at: 21.03.2017
#Words: 60
Links: control character (CC), information assurance (IA), alphabet, line, printer
Translations: DE

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