Definition of File name
1. Noun. (computer science) the name given to a computer file in order to distinguish it from other files; may contain an extension that indicates the type of file.
Category relationships: Computer Science, Computing
Generic synonyms: Name
Terms within: Extension, File Name Extension, Filename Extension
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Literary usage of File name
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Backup Book: Disaster Recovery from Desktop to Data Center by Dorian J. Cougias, E. L. Heiberger, Karsten Koop (2003)
"For our purposes here, you'll want to select the file name filter. In the dialog below, we've set the file name filter to read “file name ends with ..."
2. SAS 9.1.3 Language Reference: Concepts by SAS Institute (2005)
"Note: Changing a file name may cause a SAS program that uses the old file name to stop working. A Using SAS Explorer to View Details about Files You can use ..."
3. Housing Laws: A Summary of the More Important Provisions in City and State Codes by Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce. Housing Committee (1914)
"Grand Rapids—Every owner, agent, or person having control of a tenement house must file name and address with the Board of Health and Poor Commissioners. ..."
4. Programming in Lua by Roberto Ierusalimschy (2003)
"Some people prefer the reverse, to name the package after the file name, dynamically ... Otherwise, the package registers itself with the virtual file name, ..."