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open file

[′ō·pən ′fīl]
(computer science)
A file that can be accessed for reading, writing, or both.
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open file

A file, typically a disk file, that has been made available to the application by the operating system for reading and/or writing. All files must be "opened" before they can be accessed and "closed" when no longer required.
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According to Saskatchewan Energy and Mines Open File Report, the Mannville Group in this location includes a 12-m (approximate) thick clean silica sand containing 98.4 to 99.2 percent silica.
He also thanked them for the seminars held inside and outside the Sultanate.He also commended the efforts made by NR to achieve the prospective aim namely proper implementation of the joint documents management system at the Ministry.It is worth mentioning that employees were trained during the seminar held on December 15th and 16h 2013 on how to open file, give the proper tile and code using the classification system.
(88) The defendant would then face the difficult task of establishing that his counsel was ineffective, either because counsel performed insufficient investigation or because counsel did not utilize the exculpatory evidence in the prosecutor's open file. (89) The defendant would also have to establish that "there is a reasonable probability that, but for counsel's unprofessional errors, the result of the proceeding would have been different." (90) The transition from Brady claims to Strickland claims has little effect because both "require[] materiality [and] use [] much the same legal standard and ha[ve] the same effect." (91)
"A good open file discovery system could help prevent some problems," Kepple said.
Not only can Notepad++ search in the open file, but across all open files, or in all files in a directory.
The online backup solution will support open file and database server files, as well as e-mail archives out of the box.
He brought his rooks to the open file and had a bishop for a knight.
A free and open file format for electronic office documents, originally developed by Sun Microsystems, ODF is already actively promoted by companies like IBM, Novell and Sun..
This is due to what is often referred to as the "open file problem," caused because most operating systems reserve access to each file to individual users to prevent multiple users from accessing the same file at the same time.
Worldwide Computer Products News-5 February 2007-Microsoft releases Word open file translation tool(C)1995-2007 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com
To ensure this, the disk-backup mechanism must have options (skip, open file transfer, or create error log) for handling open files.