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native format

The file format that an application normally reads and writes. The native format of a Microsoft Word document is different from the native format of a WordPerfect document, etc., and there are many et ceteras. Image editing programs, which read a raft of different graphics file types, may also have a native format. For example, although Photoshop supports numerous graphics formats, it has its own proprietary PSD format (see PSD). Contrast with foreign format. See file format.
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It is not uncommon for pagination changes, altered graphics displays, and different text fonts to occur when native format documents are converted to PDE "Changing target printers will often affect the layout of your publication -- in line endings, font substitution, or number of pages" (Adobe Magazine 2000).
In addition, the data can be transported and copied from one laptop to another compatible laptop without the ABS software being loaded because the data is stored in native format.
Source data is searched in its native format to preserve the context of the information, to allow for dynamic changes of the data, and to eliminate the cost of indexing.
Files are backed up in their native format so that the backup data can be directly accessed without having to restore it.
Elysium's intellect enables an environment where any CAD data is available to the user in the native format. The company has been developing advanced translation tools for PDM attribute and metadata for the last 2 years, in concert with its robust 3D geometry data translation technologies.
The biggest drawback of Naturally Speaking for my own way of working was that Dragon has no native format to save to.
Normally, when records are readied for the Web, they are converted from their native format into a format called "hypertext markup language" (HTML).
Alchemy enables one user or a workgroup to collect text and image files in the native format, organize the files into folders, index each file by full-text or key words, and then copy the indexed files to a CD using any industry-standard CD recorder.
Says Marc Meumann, Director of Development at Steema Software, "Steema has found that the good match between TeeChart for .NET and Xamarin's Mono products offers .NET developers great extensibility and easy deployment of their chart code as native format applications to Google's Android and Apple's iOS mobile devices."
Using a Web browser, Washoe employees in more than 50 business units across the company contribute content to Stellent Content Server, where it is saved in its native format, such as a word processing document, spreadsheet or graphic file, enabling easy updates.
Neither AppleSearch nor LibraryBrowser alters the contents of the documents, which are stored in their native format.
Says Marc Meumann, Director of Development at Steema Software, "Steema has found that the good match between TeeChart for .NET and MonoDevelop with Xamarin's MonoTouch .NET framework offers .NET developers great extensibility and easy deployment of their chart code as native format applications to Apple's iOS mobile devices."

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