TrimFiles Terms & General Database Terms

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Searching Find, Replace, Searching in TrimFiles is the act of finding specific file(s) based on the information or metadata available.
Vault Database In TrimFiles the document vaults are repositories defined by specific customer requirements. They typically house the digital files of entire companies, divisions or lines of business.
View In TrimFiles views are locations in which documents or other objects are listed based on the metadata they contain.
Folder Virtual Folder, Traditional Folder Folders (digital) are ways that Windows groups files in the Windows Explorer. They represent the digital equivalent to physical folder systems.
Object Objects are non-document specific items. They contain and organize metadata not directly attached to documents.
Class A document class is an object type that combines several properties. Classes are designed to help categorize objects, to improve consistency as well as to speed up the process of filling in the object metadata.
Permission The authorization granted to users to complete specific functions or view specific objects or documents.
File In TrimFiles files are digital records attached to metadata cards.
Document In TrimFiles documents are objects containing 0, 1 or multiple files. They always contain metadata.
Template Doc template The term template, when used in the context of word processing software, refers to a sample document that has already some details in place; those can be adapted (that is added/completed, removed or changed, differently from a fill-in-the-blank approach as in a form) either by hand or through an automated iterative process, such as with a software assistant.
Application App, Program, Software Application software can be divided into two general classes: systems software and applications software. Applications software (also called end-user programs) includes such things as database programs, word processors, Web browsers and spreadsheets.
Workflow Automation, Process The sequence of industrial, administrative, or other processes through which a piece of work passes from initiation to completion.
Value List Pick List, Selection A value list contains various values, such as a list of city names. The same value list can be utilized in several different properties.
Property Property Definition, Value, Property definitions are used to determine properties associated with classes. A property definition is used to define the property name (which should be descriptive) and data type, which determines the type of the data entered (in relation to the property).
Server A computer or computer program that manages access to a centralized resource or service in a network.
File Format File format is the structure of how information is stored (encoded) in a computer file. File formats are designed to store specific types of information, such as JPEG and TIFF for image or raster data, AI (Adobe Illustrator) for vector data, or PDF for document exchange.
Archiving To place or store (something) in an archive.
Data Archiving Data archiving is the process of moving data that is no longer actively used to a separate storage device for long-term retention. Archive data consists of older data that is still important to the organization and may be needed for future reference, as well as data that must be retained for regulatory compliance.
Data Export Reporting, CSV, Audit The import and export of data is the automated or semi-automated input and output of data sets between different software applications.
Desktop A computer desktop / The working surface.
Ribbon Toolkit, Tool Chest, Toolbox The menus and toolbars in some programs have been replaced with the Ribbon, which is part of the Microsoft Office suite.
Cross Reference X-Ref, Link, Collection, Relationship A reference to another text or part of a text, typically given in order to elaborate on a point.
User Interface UI The means by which the user and a computer system interact, in particular the use of input devices and software.