Text mode

Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

Text mode may refer to any of the following:

1. Alternatively known as character mode or alphanumeric mode, text mode is a display mode divided into rows and columns of boxes showing only alphanumeric characters.

2. Text mode is a mode of a software program where only text is displayed. For example, a user may set their Internet browser to only display text and no images.

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