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Look up text in Wiktionary, the free dictionary.

Text may refer to: Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (a portmanteau of wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 150 languages. ...

In books:

In computing: A chained book in the Bodleian Library at Oxford University A book is a set or collection of written, printed, illustrated, or blank sheets, made of paper, parchment, or other material, usually fastened together to hinge at one side, and within protective covers. ... For other uses, see Textbook (disambiguation). ... Subtext is content of a book, play, film or television series which is not announced explicitly by the characters (or author) but is implicit or becomes something understood by the reader / viewer as the production unfolds. ... An e-text (from electronic text; sometimes written as etext) is, generally, any text-based information that is available in a digitally encoded human-readable format and read by electronic means, but more specifically it refers to files in the ASCII character encoding. ... A user viewing an electronic page on an eBook reading device An e-book (also: eBook, ebook), sometimes called an electronic book, is an electronic (or digital) equivalent of a conventional printed book. ...

In unit of study: In computer programming and formal language theory, (and other branches of mathematics), a string is an ordered sequence of symbols. ... In computing, a code segment, also known as a text segment or simply as text, is a phrase used to refer to a portion of memory or of an object file that contains executable computer instructions. ... Computer files can be divided into two broad categories: binary and text. ... Usually used in reference to a computer application, especially a computer game, a text-based application is one whose primary input and output are based on text rather than graphics. ... Boilerplate refers to any text that is or can be reused in new contexts or applications without being changed much from the original. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Plain text. ... Formatted text, styled text or rich text, as opposed to plain text, has styling information beyond the minimum of semantic elements: colours, styles (boldface, italic), sizes and special features (such as hyperlinks). ... In cryptography, plaintext is information used as input to an encryption algorithm; the output is termed ciphertext. ...

  • hermeneutics
  • philology
  • Semiotics, the study of signs and symbols, both individually and grouped into sign systems
  • cultural studies, the unit of discourse

In writing: Hermeneutics may be described as the development and study of theories of the interpretation and understanding of texts. ... Philology, etymologically, is the love of words. ... Semiotics, semiotic studies, or semiology is the study of signs and symbols, both individually and grouped into sign systems. ... Discourse is a term used in semantics as in discourse analysis, but it also refers to a social conception of discourse, often linked with the work of French philosopher Michel Foucault (1926-1984) and Jürgen Habermas The Theory of Communicative Action (1985). ...

In other: Illustration of a scribe writing Writing, in its most common sense, is the preservation and the preserved text on a medium, with the use of signs or symbols. ... Carmina Cantabrigiensia, Manuscript C, folio 436v, 11th century Textual criticism or lower criticism is a branch of philology or bibliography that is concerned with the identification and removal of errors from texts and manuscripts. ...

  • TEXT, an avant-garde band

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TX Text Control :: word processing components (242 words)
TX Text Control is a family of word processing components that offers developers all the features expected in a high end word processing package in reusable component form:
TX Text Control web-based products have been developed for enterprise-wide deployment in ubiquitous.NET environments and are licensed in a manner that dramatically decreases licensing costs.
TX Text Control server products have been designed from the ground up to ensure the effortless creation of high-performance, server-based applications for deployment in market-leading enterprises.
Text - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (263 words)
In linguistics a text is a communicative act, fulfilling the seven constitutive and the three regulative principles of textuality.
In literary theory a text is the object being studied, whether it be a novel, a poem, a film, an advertisement, or anything else with a semiotic component.
In academics, text is often used as a short form for textbook.
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