data dictionary file

data dictionary file

(database)
(DDF) A set of files describing the structure of a database file. DDFs define database tables and include information about file locations, field layouts and indexes. DDFs are the standard method for defining field and index characteristics for Btrieve files.
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The G-2K Analyzer employs sophisticated parsing and analysis techniques to analyze each COBOL source program and construct an intermediate data dictionary file.