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Telex, also known in Vietnamese as Quốc ngữ điện tín (lit. "national language telex", is a convention for encoding Vietnamese text in plain ASCII characters. Originally used for transmitting Vietnamese text over telex systems, it is now a popular input method for computers. [1]

20 relations: ASCII, Byte orientation, Code page, Diacritic, Input method, Internet, Latin alphabet, Morse code, Nguyễn Văn Vĩnh, Precomposed character, Telex, Tuổi Trẻ, Unicode, Variable-width encoding, Vietnamese alphabet, Vietnamese language, Vietnamese Quoted-Readable, Vietnamese Standard Code for Information Interchange, VNI, VPSKeys.


ASCII, abbreviated from American Standard Code for Information Interchange, is a character-encoding scheme (the IANA prefers the name US-ASCII).

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Byte orientation

Byte orientation refers to forms of data processing in which digital data are processed bytewise.

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Code page

In computing, a code page is a table of values that describes the character set used for encoding a particular set of glyphs, usually combined with a number of control characters.

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A diacritic – also diacritical mark, diacritical point, or diacritical sign – is a glyph added to a letter, or basic glyph.

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Input method

An input method (or input method editor, commonly abbreviated IME) is an operating system component or program that allows any data, such as keyboard strokes or mouse movements, to be received as input.

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The Internet is the global system of interconnected computer networks that use the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) to link billions of devices worldwide.

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Latin alphabet

The classical Latin alphabet, also known as the Roman alphabet, is a writing system that evolved from the visually similar Cumaean Greek version of the Greek alphabet.

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Morse code

Morse code is a method of transmitting text information as a series of on-off tones, lights, or clicks that can be directly understood by a skilled listener or observer without special equipment.

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Nguyễn Văn Vĩnh

Nguyễn Văn Vĩnh (1882 – 1936) was a Vietnamese journalist and translator of Western literature in colonial Vietnam.

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Precomposed character

A precomposed character (alternatively composite character or decomposable character) is a Unicode entity that can be defined as a sequence of one or more other characters.

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The telex network is a switched network of teleprinters similar to a telephone network, for the purposes of sending text-based messages.

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Tuổi Trẻ

Tuổi Trẻ ("Youth") is a major daily newspaper in Vietnam, publishing in Vietnamese from Hồ Chí Minh City.

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Unicode is a computing industry standard for the consistent encoding, representation, and handling of text expressed in most of the world's writing systems.

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Variable-width encoding

A variable-width encoding is a type of character encoding scheme in which codes of differing lengths are used to encode a character set (a repertoire of symbols) for representation in a computer.

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Vietnamese alphabet

The Vietnamese alphabet (chữ Quốc ngữ; literally national language script) is the modern writing system for the Vietnamese language.

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Vietnamese language

Vietnamese (tiếng Việt) is an Austroasiatic language that originated in the north of Vietnam and is the national and official language of the country.

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Vietnamese Quoted-Readable

Vietnamese Quoted-Readable (usually abbreviated VIQR), also known as Vietnet, is a convention for writing Vietnamese using ASCII characters.

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Vietnamese Standard Code for Information Interchange

The Vietnamese Standard Code for Information Interchange (VISCII) is a character set comprising the Vietnamese alphabet, punctuation, and other graphemes.

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VNI Software Company is the Westminster, California–based, family-owned developer of various education, entertainment, office, and utility software packages.

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VPSKeys is a freeware input method editor developed and distributed by the Vietnamese Professionals Society (VPS).

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Telex_(input_method)

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