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dead-tree format

A copy of a written work printed on paper (i.e., the product of "dead" trees), especially that which is also available in a digital format. With everything available online these days, it's a wonder anyone would pay for the dead-tree format.
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Other sources of alternate format materials are electronic texts and online resources.
Chapek declined to comment Monday but has previously warned that dueling formats could turn off consumers, who won't want to make a mistake by purchasing a potentially weaker format that doesn't make it in the long run - like Betamax, which was an ultimately useless format after VHS won that format war in the 1980s.
With R media both formats provide optimum drive and player compatibility.
These formats include PDF, tagged image format (TIF), standard generalized markup language (SGML), hypertext markup language (HTML), and extensible markup language (XML).
Other OpenDocument accessibility features include the preservation of structural semantics imported from other file formats, such as headings in tables, and associations between drawings and their captions.
known"--the organization knows about the format but cannot, or will not, insure preservation over time.
Deploying a D2D backup system using full file format eliminates the need to do an immediate restore, with administrators trying to recover files in a panic situation.
Optimism for the format was heightened in February 2001 when IMAX sealed a deal with the Walt Disney Co.
The new eDocument technology comprises a set of libraries that will provide application developers, software print workflow producers, online document services, and corporate IT departments with powerful tools for document format creation and conversion, including XPS, PDF, PostScript[R], PCL and proprietary formats, as well as comprehensive document manipulation, processing, and viewing capabilities.
Organizations choosing the AIT path will find themselves with a more flexible and integrated tape storage format that can span backup needs from individual PCs, to workgroups, to the enterprise.
Select the data series that corresponds to the data in column B and go to the Format Data Series dialog box.
The station will have new personalities and we're researching the specifics of the new format.
An electronic version will not only require computer hardware, but software, and this software will have to know the format of the journal to display it.
The microSD format has become the format of choice among almost all handset OEMs in 2006, growing from just 21% of slotted phones in 2005 to 65% in 2006, mostly at the expense of the MMC formats.