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reformat

[rē′fȯr·mat]
(computer science)
To change the arrangement of data in a storage device.

reformat

(1) To change the record layout of a file or database.

(2) To initialize a disk over again.
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The software even handles the worst possible scenario - a reformatted hard drive.
The reformatted six-page version of the historical chart may now also be found on our website.
Disney initially found IMAX success when it reformatted its classic animated films ``Beauty and the Beast'' and ``Fantasia.
For maximum flexibility, Oasis offers three access modes: Connect Mode, offering real-time browsing and access to Web content; Off-Line Mode, allowing users to download reformatted content to the respective device for off-line viewing later; and Alert Mode, notifying the user, via email or page, when a specific event has occurred.
In the five units reformatted in fiscal 1997 first quarter comparisons show a 13.
Only materials that are untreatable should be reformatted.
The result is a facility that permits organizations to publish reports and other information for immediate broadcast to users in the field who can quickly and easily view the reformatted information on a wide variety of mobile devices.
In 2014 Sberbank reformatted 1,385 branches: 1,259 standard offices, 28 VIP, and 98 self-service and mini offices.
But those movies were not reformatted specifically for the big screen as ``Apollo 13'' will be.
Additionally, XBRL will reduce the cost of processing, calculating and formatting financial information because, once the data are created and formatted the first time, they never have to be keyed in a second time or reformatted for any special presentations.
CHICAGO -- Fitch Ratings will issue a newly reformatted version of its 'High Yield Market Weekly' newsletter beginning Friday, Jan.