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6 February, 2015 - 14:14

Definition 10.7: flowcharting

A programming design tool that uses graphical elements to visually depict the flow of logic within a function.

Definition 10.8: process symbol

A rectangle used in flowcharting for normal processes such as assignment.

Definition 10.9: input/output symbol

A parallelogram used in flowcharting for input/output interactions.

Definition 10.10: decision symbol

A diamond used in flowcharting for asking a question and making a decision.

Definition 10.11: flow lines

Lines (sometimes with arrows) that connect the various fowcharting symbols.