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Compound File Binary Format
also called Compound Files and has one more synonym

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  1. a format originally developed by Microsoft for on-disk storage of data using the IStorage COM object and the OLE32 StgCreateStorageEx, StgOpenStorageEx, etc API calls

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  2. Microsoft has opened the format for use by others and it is now used in a variety of programs from Microsoft's Access to Business Objects[http://www.businessobjects.com]

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  3. file consists of a 512-Byte header record followed by a number of sectors whose size is defined in the header

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  4. also forms the basis of the Advanced Authoring Format

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  5. At its simplest the Compound File Binary Format is a container, with little restriction on what can be stored within it

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  6. A number of alternatives to CFBF exist, including CoreFSIF

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