top of file


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top of file

The beginning of a file. In a word processing file, it is the first character in the document. In a data file, it is either the first record in the file or the first record in the index. For example, in a dBASE file that is indexed on name, goto top might go to physical record #608 if record #608 is AARDVARK.
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Tag file, thick coloured card sheet quality, 3 cloth pasted on centre folded portion with eyelet on cloth, NCL address in Hindi and English and CIL Monogram printed on top of file and file movement table printed on 2nd.
The software sits on top of file servers, such as Microsoft's Windows File Sharing, Microsoft SharePoint, UNIX or Novell, to assess files in the following manner: classify the documents into clusters based on file content, business relevance and usage patterns; classify clustered information for viewing and printing privileges; tag documents to follow the trail; secure and report on document lifecycles based on usage patterns that align to the native file format's security; and protect consumer privacy and meet government and industry regulations such as PCI, HIPAA, Basel II, GBLA, SOX and SB-1386.
Tag file, thick coloured card sheet quality, 3" cloth pasted on centre folded portion with eyelet on cloth, NCL Khadia address in Hindi and English and CIL Monogram printed on top of file and file movement table printed on 2nd page of file inside with single black colour, size of 13 3/4" x9 3/4" approx.