Null Character

Updated: 07/20/2017 by Computer Hope

null characterA null character is programming code representing a character with no value, a missing value or to denote the end of a character string. In databases and spreadsheets, a null character can also be used as padding. An example of a null character is when a software developer creates a null value by declaring a variable without specifying a value or setting it equal to nothing.

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