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English translation: file (computer)

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German term or phrase:Bestand
English translation:file (computer)
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21:01 Oct 24, 2000
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Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: Bestand
In computer manual: "Der Bestand *IXTAC enthaelt die Aufrufe der Produktbezogenen Datenschutz-Transaktionstabellen."
Dawn Montague
Local time: 06:45
file
Explanation:
Example:
"DTD
Document Type Definition, Methode zur Schemaangabe für SGML- und XML-Dokumente. DTDs sind entweder im Dokument enthalten oder gehören zu seinem externen Bestand und werden anschließend aus der Dokumenttypdeklaration des Dokuments per URI referenziert. Zu den bekannten DTDs gehören DocBook, CML, IBTWSH und HTML. dtd2html erzeugt HTML-Dokumentation für SGML-DTDs. DTDs werden in Zukunft durch die neue XML-Schemaangabemethode ersetzt werden."
(http://www.x-dot.de/deutsch/glossar/d.html)
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Brigitte Gendebien
Belgium
Local time: 12:45
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Summary of answers provided
nadatabase or data store or date fileHubbit
nafile
Brigitte Gendebien
naFileBoudewijn van Milligen
nalisting/table
Mats Wiman


  

Answers


1 hr
listing/table


Explanation:
'Bestand' (stock) is a bit strange in the context and it's not clear in what form this 'stock' is presented but I would think that listing or table is quite appropraite


    MMI
Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 12:45
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 1498
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3 hrs
File


Explanation:
"Bestand" is a commonly used term for "File".


    Reference: http://eurodic.ip.lu/cgi-bin/edicbin/EuroDicWWW.pl
Boudewijn van Milligen
Local time: 12:45
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch
PRO pts in pair: 75
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5 hrs
file


Explanation:
Example:
"DTD
Document Type Definition, Methode zur Schemaangabe für SGML- und XML-Dokumente. DTDs sind entweder im Dokument enthalten oder gehören zu seinem externen Bestand und werden anschließend aus der Dokumenttypdeklaration des Dokuments per URI referenziert. Zu den bekannten DTDs gehören DocBook, CML, IBTWSH und HTML. dtd2html erzeugt HTML-Dokumentation für SGML-DTDs. DTDs werden in Zukunft durch die neue XML-Schemaangabemethode ersetzt werden."
(http://www.x-dot.de/deutsch/glossar/d.html)


    Reference: http://www.wila-verlag.de/info_d/glossar.html
Brigitte Gendebien
Belgium
Local time: 12:45
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 139
Grading comment
Thanks for the helpful references.
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9 hrs
database or data store or date file


Explanation:
The standard translation for Datenbestand is "database" - in this context I think data file would also be fine as other answers have suggested, but it is a slightly different concept to just a "Datei" (file).


    Lots of manuals translated....
Hubbit
Local time: 12:45
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 48

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