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portable file

(1) A document that retains its page layout intact no matter which computer it is viewed on. See PDF and XML Paper Specification.

(2) A removable storage device such as a USB drive, disk cartridge or tape cassette, which can be transported between different machines. See USB drive, disk cartridge and cassette.
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Users simply drag the PPT file over the compressor icon, and then send the smaller, more portable file on to their colleagues.
* There's a new "portable file" function that crunches the file size down to 15% of the original, according to Intuit (even smaller when I tested it).
"I recommend a portable file storage cabinet where you can organize, alphabetize and store necessary information at your fingertips," says 38-year-old East Coast finance executive Yvette Jamison.
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