Hard Copy

(redirected from Hard-copy)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Second, consider returning to hard-copy tax materials.
The depth and quality of the available electronic and hard-copy tax libraries.
Attractive on-line display of all test data, reference ranges and test-specific laboratory comments are easily reviewed by the referring physician from their office, home or wherever they may conveniently access the Internet and official laboratory hard-copy reports, suitable for filing, may be generated on the spot.
Upon proof of identity and physician authorization, the patient may then view the same data or generate the same hard-copy report that the physician files in his office chart.
It also includes ESRI application software known as the Production Line Tool Sets (PLTS), which are to support the generation and maintenance of standard soft-copy and hard-copy map products by NIMA, NIMA contractors, and NIMA coproduction organizations.
netLibrary converts hard-copy books to a proprietary electronic format, storing them on netLibrary servers and then converting them to HTML as library patrons request them from a personal computer.
For individual readers, netLibrary offers services beyond what is possible with hard-copy books.
Xerox is transforming copiers, printers, and fax machines into document portals to the Internet, forming a seamless bridge between the hard-copy and digital worlds.
Through active participation in simulated case studies, users are able to apply professional skills by performing tasks, asking questions of on-screen experts, and receiving hard-copy print-outs of their completed work.