- non-destructive backspace
- This is when a communications program will not delete any characters on the screen when the backspace key is pressed.
Dictionary of telecommunications. Д.С.Иносов. 2000.
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destructive backspace — A term that indicates that your terminal program deletes the character the cursor is on when it receives the backspace character. See also non destructive backspace … Dictionary of telecommunications
backspace — The character (CTRL H) that causes the cursor on your screen to move back one space. See also destructive backspace, non destructive backspace … Dictionary of telecommunications
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