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parent folder

A folder that is one level up from the current directory in a file hierarchy. In a DOS, Windows or Mac command line, two dots (..) refer to the preceding folder/directory level. The command cd .. moves the focus back one level. See file hierarchy.


An Android File Hierarchy
Tapping the "Parent folder" icon takes the user back one level in this file manager app in a Cyanogen-based OnePlus One smartphone.
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The parent folder, shared root name of the images, image file extension, and the first and last file numbers are defined within the "Image Files Information" box.
ShowSize reports the total size of the selected parent folder at the bottom.
The API also provides an enhancement feature of getting parent folder information from a message's entry id or summary information in a PST.
Documents are automatically categorized to a specific lifecycle based on a combination of criteria such as each document's metadata (index data), file extension and parent folder.
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