formatting

   The process of initializing a new, blank floppy disk or hard disk so that it can be used to store information.

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  • formatting — noun the organization of information according to preset specifications (usually for computer processing) • Syn: ↑format, ↑data format, ↑data formatting • Derivationally related forms: ↑format, ↑format (for: ↑for …   Useful english dictionary

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  • formatting — ženklinimas statusas T sritis informatika apibrėžtis ↑Disko parengimas darbui su konkrečia ↑operacine sistema. Sutvarkomi disko takeliai, sektoriai. Suformuojamas ↑paleidimo įrašas. atitikmenys: angl. formatting ryšiai: dar žiūrėk – diskas dar… …   Enciklopedinis kompiuterijos žodynas

  • formatting — noun /ˈfɔɹmætiŋ/ a) The style of a documents format b) The code in a markup language which determines a documents format …   Wiktionary

  • formatting — for·mat·ting || fÉ”rmætɪŋ / fɔːm n. (Computers) preparation of a diskette or hard disk for reading and writing; design, setting of configurations of a document for·mat || fÉ”rmæt / fɔːm n. structure, pattern, design; organization;… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Formatting Output Specification Instance — (FOSI) war eine der ersten Stylesheet Sprachen. Diese dienen generell dazu, das konkrete Layout eines digitalen Textes getrennt vom Text festzulegen. Damit Texte dem Stylesheet entsprechend dargestellt werden konnten, mussten bei Verwendung von… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Formatting Objects Processor — Infobox Software name = Apache FOP caption = developer = Apache Software Foundation latest release version = 0.95 latest release date = release date|2008|08|05 latest preview version = latest preview date = operating system = Cross platform… …   Wikipedia

  • Formatting Objects Processor — Apache FOP Тип XSL FO Разработчик Apache Software Foundation …   Википедия

  • Disk formatting — Formatting a hard drive using MS DOS Disk formatting is the process of preparing a hard disk drive or flexible disk medium for data storage. In some cases, the formatting operation may also create one or more new file systems. The formatting… …   Wikipedia

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