file

(redirected from disk file)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia.

file

To place a document in the public records. All such documents are time and date stamped when received;this is important because the priority of deeds and of liens is usually on a race-to-thecourthouse,first-to-file basis.In many states,if a judgment is recorded against a seller only minutes before a deed to the buyer is recorded, then the buyer's new property is subject to the lien, which must be paid or the judgment creditor may execute and take the property and sell it for satisfaction of the debt.

The Complete Real Estate Encyclopedia by Denise L. Evans, JD & O. William Evans, JD. Copyright © 2007 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
One helpful feature of this emulation package is its ability to route data to a disk file. Thus the secretary avoids the inconvenience of having another CRT on her desk and can download as desired.
Output a report to another disk file (SUB2.TXT) containing =E, SUBJECT2.
* Cover Page; * Table of Contents; * Accountant's Report; * Balance Sheet; * Income Statement; * Statement of Cash Flows (direct and/or indirect); * Footnotes; * Supporting Schedules (unlimited); * Additional Statements (up to 16); * All output can be printed to either the printer, screen, or disk file. When disk file is selected, ATB and F/S write the output in a pure ASCII format that can be read by most word processors.
The high-quality output can be saved on a special disk file for producing 35 mm slides or on a graphic's file for presentation in a microcomputer slideshow using Quattro Pro's SlideShow feature.
The microcomputer then placed the new document onto a disk file in a format that could be read by the spreadsheet program.
Search results can be printed to a local printer or downloaded to a disk file. The client-server architecture allows more stations to be supported.
Here's their equivalent statement, taken from a hyper-text disk file that comes with the SpinRite package:
The enhancements pertain to six modules--Cataloging, OPAC, Circulation, Serial, Acquisitions, and Databridge, New features include reduced RAM requirements, updated reference style documentation, extended support for HP Laser printing, integration of Circulation and Serials modules for checking out journals, the ability to export data from the Cataloging module to MARC record format, an improved system for tracking irregular journals, and the ability to send all report to a disk file. Manager Series Version 6.0 also provides multiple language capabilities, supports sorting foreign diacritics, plus, the Acquisitions module now includes currency conversion.
Additional information was supplied in a printed addendum, and the same material was available in a read.me disk file.
The maximum length for an index record is 2,000 characters, and a single disk file will hold up to 65,534 records.