Rich Text Format

A standard formalized by Microsoft Corporation for specifying formatting of documents. RTF files are actually ASCII files with special commands to indicate formatting information, such as fonts and margins. Other document formatting languages include the Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), which is used to define documents on the World Wide Web, and the Standard Generalized Markup Language(SGML), which is a more robust version of HTML.

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Vangie Beal is a freelance business and technology writer covering Internet technologies and online business since the late '90s.

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