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format

[fôr′mət]
a computerized arrangement of data for storage or display requiring the division of space on a disk into sectors for storage.

format,

n a predetermined computer arrangement of characters, fields, lines, page numbers, punctuation marks, and the like.
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Since 1992 the alternate format holdings of interested CANUC:H contributors have also been sent to the union catalog of the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped at the Library of Congress (Lowenberg, 1998).
Although 20th Century Fox joined the Blu-ray Disc Association board in October, spokesman Steve Feldstein said Monday that the studio is active in the development and planning for both formats.
Document imaging systems that scan paper forms into electronic files for computer-based document management often use TIF because it is a standard file format in wide use by many imaging system vendors and system implementers.
1 as an important milestone in establishing a truly open and useful standard for document formats.
A "History" file, consisting of metadata stored in Resource Description Framework (RDF) format, that is updated with each significant event in the system (for example, when an item is updated or a bitstream changed).
Amazingly, some vendors of D2D backup systems have opted to discard the advantages of disk-based backup by making the disk systems emulate tape drives, including the use of proprietary data formats.
It proves that the format can do very well in terms of box office.
Application developers will be able to use one eDocument library for all their file format conversion and manipulation needs.
In addition, leading backup software packages such as Veritas Software's Veritas Backup Exec and NetBackup, Legato Systems' NetWorker and Computer Associates' CA BrightStor ARCserve are all compatible with the AIT format.
To complete the formatting, double-click on the y-axis, and in the Scale tab of the Format Axis dialog set the minimum to $0, maximum to $80,000 and Major Unit to $20,000.
The latest missive urges KSCA fans to suggest the triple-A format to officials at other local radio stations.