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compound document

[‚käm‚pau̇nd ′däk·yə·mənt]
(computer science)
A document that contains two or more different data structures, such as text, graphics, and sound.

compound document

A single document that contains a combination of data structures such as text, graphics, spreadsheets, sound and video clips. The document may embed the additional data types or reference external files by pointers of some kind. SGML and HTML are examples of compound document formats. See OLE.
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Still, he quite rightly realizes that the crux of the matter is how precisely the intellect comes to consider a mixed object under one aspect or the other, for how one answers this question will determine whether one is defending a voluntaristic account of human action or not.
Indeed, Giles calls this initial volition that the intellect causes in the will a "volition of consideration" (volitio considerationis), and it amounts to a neutral presentation of the mixed object under both its aspects: good and bad.
67) Presented by the intellect with the mixed object under both its aspects, the will then has an intrinsic power to direct the intellect to place more weight on the object's good or bad aspect or, indeed, to remain completely neutral with respect to the object.
DocWorks manages mixed object data and compound documents through the BASISplus engine.
Furthermore, the objects they develop now will soon interoperate seamlessly with OLE and CORBA objects, enabling applications to be deployed in a mixed object environment.
it is a mixed object vz with the prevailing character of supply, complemented by the provision of services.