Alphanumeric

Definition(s)

  • Set of characters composed of letters and numbers; may include punctuation marks or other symbols; excludes printer control characters such as “carriage return” and flow control characters such as XON and XOFF.
  • Characters composed of letters, numbers (and sometimes punctuation marks). Excludes printer/flow control characters, (Carriage Return/XON & XOFF).

Notes

  1. RSI, Glossary.
  2. Formerly American Document Management, Glossary of Terms, now 5i Solutions Glossary.