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Hard Copy

A physical document containing information. For example, a printed paper of a spreadsheet is a hard copy, while the same spreadsheet saved to a flash drive is not.
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The Y2K issue has drawn attention to the need for small businesses to make hard copies of their important computer files -- not only in preparation for Y2K, but as a sound record keeping practice at the end of every year.
Starting October 1st, Staples is responding by offering an easy and affordable way for a small business to make hard copies of all of their important files through its Copy Centers in all 800 U.
Electronic copies of Ophthalmology in the Millennium will be available the week of April 26 and hard copies the week of May 10.
For example, a sales representative who plans to give a presentation at a customer site can print hard copies of the presentation by e-mailing the file attachment to the customer's Printernet printer.
Now that the sales managers are printing their reports directly to my Printernet-enabled printer, I can view hard copies immediately, rather than opening and printing each attachment.
TMO's first Web offering became available in December 1994, when customers were provided with interactive lists of sales offices, service centers and call centers; a history of HP's test-and-measurement business; and the ability to order hard copies of the test-and-measurement product catalog on-line.