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The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog

The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dogI thought every one who knows computers knows about this sentence “The Quick Brown Fox Jumps Over The Lazy Dog but I found many professionals too are asking about it on many places on the Internet.

I knew it since some years but after reading the questions on several question answers sites, I refreshed the knowledge about this sentence and thought to write about it for you to know about it.

Let us See.

"The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" is an English language pangram also can be called as a phrase, which contains all the English alphabets from A to Z in the sentence. It has been used to test typewriters and this pangram is commonly used to display font samples and for testing computer keyboards and in many applications which involves all of the letters in the English alphabet. Owing to its brevity and coherence, it has become widely known.

Some people use this Phrase as “A quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog” rather than “THE” Several other early sources also use this variation.

From Some reliable source it has came to know that Quick Brown Fox was the name of a vendor and word processing software package that ran on the Commodore VIC-20 and Commodore 64. Versions of Microsoft Word prior to Word 2007 on Windows and Microsoft Word for Mac 2011 feature the text if =rand() is typed and followed by a return.

The text is produced in Word 2007 and later if =rand.old() is typed and followed by a return. You can see the example in fonts folder, just type fonts in the start menu “RUN” and type fonts and you will get the fonts folder open, just double click any one font and you will find the sentence “ The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog” as shown in the above figure.
Published by IzajAhmed Shaikh.
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I am, Mr. IzajAhmed Shaikh, Computer Professional, and Pro. Blogger, who belongs to Shahabad, Karnataka India. My basic Qualifications are B.Sc., and M.C.M. done from University of Pune, formerly known as, Poona University, also like to write articles based on my personal experiences.