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U.S. DEPT. OF COMM.
BIBLIOGRAPHIC DATA SHEET
1. PUBLICATION OR REPORT NO.
NBS SP 500-32
2. Gov't Accession No. 3. Recipient's Accession No.
4. TITLE AND SUBTITLE

COMPUTER SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY:
FORTRAN IV Enhanced Character Graphics

5. Publication Date

April 1978

6. Performing Organization Code
7. AUTHOR(S)
Norman M. Wolcott
8. Performing Organ. Report No.
9. PERFORMING ORGANIZATION NAME AND ADDRESS

NATIONAL BUREAU OF STANDARDS
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20234

10. Project/Task/Work Unit No.
11. Contract/Grant No.
12. Sponsoring Organization Name and Complete Address (Street, City, State, ZIP)
Same as item 9
13. Type of Report & Period Covered
14. Sponsoring Agency Code
15. SUPPLEMENTARY NOTES
Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: 78-606027
16. ABSTRACT (A 200-word or less (actual summary of most significant information. If document includes a significant bibliography or literature survey, mention it here.)

A FORTRAN IV subroutine is described which allows the drawing of six styles of alphabetic characters, three styles of numbers, and 48 special mathematical symbols from the enhanced graphic character set of Dr. A. V. Hershey. Twenty- two symbols for graph plotting are also provided. Output is by linkage to an external subroutine PLOT. The program requires a computer which can accommodate a 30 bit word-length.

17. KEY WORDS (six to twelve entries; alphabetical order; capitalize only the first letter of the first key word unless a proper name; separated by semicolons)

Alphabets; COM; computer graphics; computerized typesetting; digital plotting; plotting; type fonts; type setting; vectorized characters

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UNCLASSIFIED
21. NO. OF PAGES.
57
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