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Paper Feed Control Character

(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


Nearby terms: Pansophic Pantone PAP Paper Feed Control Character papermail paper-net paper tape