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Meaning of PAPER FEED CONTROL CHARACTER

 
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(PFCC) An obscure mechanism used in Fortran run-time systems whereby the first character of a line of output to a line-printer caused various actions after the line was printed:

        space        return newline
        0        return newline return newline
        1        form-feed
        +        return

 

 

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