noun. the organization of information according to preset specifications (usually for computer processing).
- data formatting
- data format
- low-level formatting
Sentences with formatting
1. Noun, singular or mass
It's not a letter, so you don't need to include the date at the top or other business letter formatting.
2. Verb, gerund or present participle
It is used as a guide for formatting everything from college essays to trade publications.
Some plain text editors, such as Notepad, provide font and size settings, but these settings only change how the entire file looks on your screen, rather than actually formatting selections of text.