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Why is the default right-hand text limit for editor set at 75?

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Matthew Fall
Matthew Fall el 17 de Jun. de 2020
Comentada: Star Strider el 14 de Dic. de 2022
Why is the default right-hand text limit for Matlab's editor at 75? Isn't the convention for code and other ASCII formats typically at 80? I understand that this can be changed in the settings. I just want to know why Mathworks decided for the default to be at 75.
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Matthew Fall
Matthew Fall el 13 de Dic. de 2022
Interesting response, thanks! Also, hilarious comment at the end!
Star Strider
Star Strider el 14 de Dic. de 2022
It’s been several decades since I typed FORTRAN code onto 80-column punchcards and fed them to a room-sized mainframe that was less powerful than my current wristwatch, however if I remember correctly, there were 72 usable columns on each punchcard. The first eight columns were for a comment column (1) and the other 7 for number lines (for code that was longer than one card), and other non-code information. Later FORTRAN screen editors kept that standard.

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