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format in Newspapers, printing, publishing topic

formatformat2 AWL verb (formatted, formatting) [transitive]  1 technicalTD to organize the space on a computer disk so that information can be stored on it2 AVTCNto arrange the pages of a book or the information on a computer etc into a particular design better ways to format your spreadsheetsformatting noun [uncountable]formatted adjective→ See Verb table
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formatHere you can copy files, list files in other directories and even format a floppy disk.The hard copy formatter may be required to format modules associated with several charge codes at the same time.Both allow you to format your data to presentation quality and both provide charting facilities.