file structure

n.The manner in which data and other objects are organized within a file.The manner in which files are organized in a system.ComputingThe format of fields within a data record.


File structure1 differs significantly between file types. File structures may define the positions of elements in a file, especially with fixed-length data elements. Another structure commonly used with variable-length data elements incorporates a header that points to the location of elements within the body of the file. - File structure2 is often used to describe the organization of pages on a website.