fields are separated (delimited) by ASCII “Field Separator” characters. (An ASCII field separator (FS) character is a 1-byte code with a hexadecimal value of ‘1C’. (The binary value is 28 and in many software programs can be coded by holding down the Alt key while typing 28 on the numeric keypad.) Each FS character marks the end of one field and the beginning of the next. As with prior versions of the format, each record is terminated with CRLF (carriage-return+line-feed) hexadecimal ‘0D0A’ characters. Trailing unused fields need not be marked by FS Field Separator delimiters. (In order to maintain continuity with previous releases of the FEC format, double-quote mark characters are not allowed within text fields.)
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