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detail file

[′dē‚tāl ‚fīl]
(computer science)
A file containing current or transient data used to update a master file or processed with the master file to obtain a specific result. Also known as transaction file.
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Sample records of swimming depth, water temperature, and temperature of fish viscera as recorded in the detail file are shown in Figure 1 for three days in winter and three days in summer.
Some combination of these vertical swimming behaviors was observed in 1081 of 1452 days (74%) during which the detail file data were available for both dawn and dusk.
The microdata contained in the annual Natality Detail files provides information on the demographic and socioeconomic characteristics and health risk factors of mothers giving birth, as well as the health outcomes of the infant.
The EditEngine processor applies customer-defined rules and produces edit detail files that are passed back to the IDX Flowcast system, where charges with errors are flagged.
Originally created with SAS software in 1992, Dun & Bradstreet's portfolio application allowed users to retrieve summarized and detail files from their large SAS data warehouse.