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2.6 Compound File Directory Sectors

The directory entry array is a structure used to contain information about the stream and storage objects in a compound file, and to maintain a tree-style containment structure. The directory entry array is allocated as a standard chain of directory sectors within the FAT. Each directory entry is identified by a non-negative number called the stream ID. The first sector of the directory sector chain MUST contain the root storage directory entry as the first directory entry at stream ID 0.

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Figure 14: Sectors of a directory entry array

 
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