A CDE Definition
See text mode.
(1) A screen display mode that displays only text and not graphics. Before graphical user interfaces were common, the text mode was the primary mode built into display systems, and graphics mode was an optional mode, if available. See text based.
(2) A program mode that allows text to be entered and edited.
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