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Working under a non-window-based operating system (e.g. MS-DOS) as opposed to a graphical user interface (e.g. Microsoft Windows).
An MS-DOS text-based program uses a screen with a fixed array of 80x25 or 80x40 characters. Examples are WordPerfect before version 5.1 and Microsoft Word.
(1995-03-16)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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