(forms.info)Data File Format


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Data File Format
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   Files for use with Forms mode are very simple--each "record"
(usually one line) forms the contents of one form.  Each record consists
of a number of "fields", which are separated by the value of the string
`forms-field-sep', which is `"\t"' (a tab) by default.

   Fields may contain text which shows up in the forms in multiple
lines.  These lines are separated in the field using a "pseudo-newline"
character which is defined by the value of the string
`forms-multi-line'.  Its default value is `"\^k"'.  If it is set to
`nil', multiple line fields are prohibited.


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