Basic ASCII Characters in Windows and Help Files

The basic ASCII characters for the most part are the same in Windows as in DOS and Word Processing applications. This is included mostly as an aid to programmers using the Character set numbers in strings and commands.

0(Null) 9(Tab) 10(Line Feed) 13(Carriage Return) 26(End of File) 32(Space) 33! 34(double quote) 35# 36$ 37% 38(ampersand) 39' 40( 41) 42* 43+ 44, 45- 46. 47/ 48 0 49 1 50 2 51 3 52 4 53 5 54 6 55 7 56 8 57 9 58: 59; 60(less than) 61= 62(greater than) 63? 64@ 65A 66B 67C 68D 69E 70F 71G 72H 73I 74J 75K 76L 77M 78N 79O 80P 81Q 82R 83S 84T 85U 86V 87W 88X 89Y 90Z 91[ 92\ 93] 94^ 95_ 96` 97a 98b 99c 100d 101e 102f 103g 104h 105i 106j 107k 108l 109m 110n 111o 112p 113q 114r 115s 116t 117u 118v 119w 120x 121y 122z 123 124| 125 126~

ASCII characters 0, 10, and 13 do not display anything on most Windows files or Help files. Character 9 will move to a tab, making a blank space on a Help file. 16-25 and 27-31 produce a black area on the screen (). So do 1-9, 11, 12, 14, and 15 on some Windows applications; however, they cause error messages in the Help file compiler and many other applications. Number 26 clearly also causes an 'unanticipated end of file' error in most applications.

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