flat file

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Noun1.Flat file - a file with two flat surfacesflat file - a file with two flat surfaces  
file - a steel hand tool with small sharp teeth on some or all of its surfaces; used for smoothing wood or metal
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BluLogix is already working with many UCC providers and supports any upstream provider capable of delivering billing details in an electronic flat file format.
Per ADS, the extracted data should be provided in one of two formats: a flat file format or a business reporting language framework called XBLR GL.
Since then, Pierogi has developed into a multifaceted operation comprising artist representation, the literary magazine Pierogi Press, and the now-famous flat files. Perhaps surprisingly, given the tacit assumption that "community based" equals "nonprofit," the gallery has always been commercial.
Whitehill xml-Transport software enables companies to extract, convert, render and deliver structured and unstructured data from multiple sources, including print streams, databases and flat files. The data can then be repurposed into value-added formats and business-specific data types.
The functions are: regular pliers, needle nose pliers, wire cutter, serrated edge saw, ruler, flat file, mini screwdriver, can opener, bottle opener, 25mm blade, 60mm blade, scewdriver, small screwdriver and Philips screwdriver.
The simple "flat file" formats used by word processors are inefficient methods of storing complex data and records.
Cognos says the technology will extend the OLAP capabilities of its PowerPlay, PowerCubes and Impromptu Catalogs products, simplifying the loading of data marts, merging operational and flat file data sources, and coordinating views of data marts throughout a company.
It's easy to lower the depth gauges to the right height with a flat file and file guide (Photo 6).
For a fraction of the cost of extra programming staff or outsourcing, Data Commander frees existing IT personnel from the expensive burden of bringing terabytes of flat file data safely into the 21st century.
He used two outstanding products already popular with the accounting and legal professions--Lotus 1-2-3 and Q & A (a flat file database)--thereby allowing the user to customize his own reports.
With relational databases, including dBASE IV, Paradox, Rbase, and Wainpum, you can create very complex querics that are impossible with any of the flat file programs.