Each character is given a numeric code that is then stored in binary in the computer. ASCII uses 1 byte to store each character. The characters coded include letters, digits, punctuation marks and control characters such as tab and enter.How big is an ASCII character?
The ASCII character set contains 95 printable characters and 33 control characters, giving a total of 128 characters. Their code points are integers range from 0 to 127, which can be mapped to 7 bits in binary format.How do you make ASCII characters in word?
Inserting ASCII characters. To insert an ASCII character, press and hold down ALT while typing the character code. For example, to insert the degree (º) symbol, press and hold down ALT while typing 0176 on the numeric keypad.