Data Format

Definition(s)

  • The organization of information for display, storage, or printing. Data is maintained in certain common formats so that it can be used by various programs, which may only work with data in a particular format. This term is commonly used in the industry when asking another person about the state in which particular information exists. For example, “What format is it in, PDF or HTML?”  1  2

Notes

  1. Fios, E-Discovery Glossaryhttp://discoveryresources.org/01_electronic_discovery_glossary.html 
  2. RSI, Glossary.