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directory tree

[də′rek·trē ‚trē]
(computer science)
A graphic representation of the hierarchical branching structure in which files are organized in a hard disk or other storage device.
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directory tree

A graphic representation of a file/folder hierarchy. See tree.
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The figure comprises a directory tree, tile base map, overlaid POI symbol, pop-up window, textual tip, and a legend.
Set up the display the way you want it with a directory tree on the left and a file list with all the details on the right and tomorrow it's all changed and you get icons.
Users can now be assigned limited access to any folder -- at any level of the directory tree. If desired, administrators can still assign a user access to multiple folders located in completely different branches of the directory tree.
The feature is supported by mount points, for example, which allow one volume's directory tree to seamlessly exist within another volume's directory structure.
CDM is used for the creation and deployment of applications for delegating the administration of directory content to end-users and the creation of specialised views of directory content from multiple directories - regardless of the structure of the directory tree. CDM's multi-tiered architecture simplifies, it is claimed, applications design, making use of components of re-usable logic in a plug-and-play environment, aiding the construction of multiple, complex, logical business views of directory content.
You can rename your e-mail folders, and change their position in the directory tree. Backdora allows you to copy your data to your hard drive, zip drive, diskettes, or network drive.

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