Control-code meaning

(computing) A numeric value or string of such values such as a simple control character or escaped character which causes some other specific commanded or requested action to occur, which would not otherwise be accessible to a user or device generating the code.
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One or more characters used as a command to control a device. The first 32 characters in the ASCII character set are control codes for communications and printers. There are countless codes used to control electronic devices. See escape code.
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