Compound File Binary Format

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Compound File Binary Format (CFBF), also called Compound File, Compound Document format, or Composite Document File V2 Document (CDF), is a compound document file format for storing numerous files and streams within a single file on a disk.wikipedia
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Compound document

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Compound File Binary Format (CFBF), also called Compound File, Compound Document format, or Composite Document File V2 Document (CDF), is a compound document file format for storing numerous files and streams within a single file on a disk.
Object linking and embedding (OLE) by Microsoft; see Compound File Binary Format

Microsoft Word

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Microsoft has opened the format for use by others and it is now used in a variety of programs from Microsoft Word and Microsoft Access to Business Objects.
Each binary word file is an (Object Linking and Embedding) OLE Compound File, a hierarchical file system within a file.

Document file format

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Compound File Binary Format (CFBF), also called Compound File, Compound Document format, or Composite Document File V2 Document (CDF), is a compound document file format for storing numerous files and streams within a single file on a disk.

Microsoft

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CFBF is developed by Microsoft and is an implementation of Microsoft COM Structured Storage.

COM Structured Storage

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CFBF is developed by Microsoft and is an implementation of Microsoft COM Structured Storage.

Microsoft Access

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Microsoft has opened the format for use by others and it is now used in a variety of programs from Microsoft Word and Microsoft Access to Business Objects.

Advanced Authoring Format

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It also forms the basis of the Advanced Authoring Format.

File Allocation Table

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A CFBF file structure loosely resembles a FAT filesystem.

File system

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A CFBF file structure loosely resembles a FAT filesystem.

Object Linking and Embedding

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This creates a Compound File Binary Format document and a master file to which the document makes reference.

CDF

SNP file format

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SNP files are based on the Microsoft Compound File Binary Format (CFBF), which is also the basis for the Advanced Authoring Format (AAF).

Microsoft Office

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Microsoft Office prior to Office 2007 used proprietary file formats based on the OLE Compound File Binary Format.

Magic number (programming)

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Microsoft Compound File Binary Format (mostly known as one of the older formats of Microsoft Office documents) files start with, which is visually suggestive of the word "DOCFILE0".

Object-oriented operating system

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Compound File Binary Format (CFBF) is a file format for storing many files and streams within one file on a disk. CFBF is developed by Microsoft and is an implementation of Microsoft COM Structured Storage. Structured storage is widely used as main file format in Microsoft Office applications including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Powerpoint, Microsoft Access and is the basis of Advanced Authoring Format.

Rpmsg

The rpmsg file is created by writing body, attachments and images to a compound file and then compressing and encrypting it to create a BLOB: the rpmsg file.