# 2.3.2.3 Aligned Offset Block

An aligned offset block is identical to the verbatim block except for the presence of the aligned offset tree preceding the other trees.

Entry |
Comments |
Size |
---|---|---|

Aligned offset tree |
8 elements, 3 bits each |
24 bits |

Pretree for first 256 elements of main tree |
20 elements, 4 bits each |
80 bits |

Path lengths of first 256 elements of main tree |
Encoded using pretree |
Variable |

Pretree for remainder of main tree |
20 elements, 4 bits each |
80 bits |

Path lengths of remaining elements of main tree |
Encoded using pretree |
Variable |

Pretree for length tree |
20 elements, 4 bits each |
80 bits |

Path lengths of elements in length tree |
Encoded using pretree |
Variable |

Token sequence (matches and literals) |
Specified in section 2.6 |
Variable |

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