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Summary

Name Tab-separated values
Version  
Other names  
Identifiers MIME:  text/tab-separated-values
PUID:  x-fmt/13
Family  
Classification Dataset
Disclosure  
Description A tab-separated values file is a simple text format for storing data in a tabular structure (e.g. database or spreadsheet data). Each record in the table is one line of the text file. Each field value of a record is separated from the next by a tab stop character – it is a form of the more general delimiter-separated values format.
Orientation Text
Byte order  
Related file formats None.
Technical Environment  
Released  
Supported until  
Format Risk  
Developed by None.
Supported by None.
Source Digital Preservation Department / The National Archives
Source date 02 Aug 2005
Source description  
Last updated 03 Aug 2015
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