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    How to use form feed


    My understanding of form feed is that if you insert \f, the next characters will be printed on a new page, just like if you insert \n, the next characters will be printed on a new line.

    But I couldn't see this effect in screen output nor file output.

    screen output:
    Code:
    hello bye
    file output:
    [code]hello <<special character that somehow got deleted when I tried to paste it here>>bye

    Please show me an example where form feed is used and its effect visible.
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    The form feed doesn't usually do anything when used with the console or file. This was used in the olden days to force a line printer to eject a page.

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    Thanks, so it doesn't have much use these days?

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