A file containing no "invisible" control
characters, only printable letters, numbers and symbols,
usually from the ASCII character set.
A text file can be produced with a text editor
usually be imported into any word processor
though it will
probably appear unformatted.
Compare binary file
, flat file
, rich text file
Last updated: 1996-11-15
Text Encoding Initiative ♦ text file ♦ Text Processing Utility ♦ Text Reckoning And Compiling
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