formation_rule in ASCII_​File_​Specification_​Name

Name: formation_ruleVersion Id:
Description: The formation_rule attribute provides a 'user friendly' instruction for forming values.
Namespace Id: pdsSteward: pdsClass Name: ASCII_​File_​Specification_​NameType: ASCII_​Short_​String_​Collapsed
Minimum Value: NoneMaximum Value: NoneMinimum Characters: 1Maximum Characters: 255
Unit of Measure Type: NoneDefault Unit Id: NoneAttribute Concept: NoneConceptual Domain: Short_String
Status: ActiveNillable: falsePattern: None
Permissible Value(s)ValueValue Meaning
 dir1/dir2/file_​name.file_​extensionThe complete path name to the file is given as the sequence of directories traversed between the current working directory and the target directory where each directory name is followed by the forward slash character ("/") plus the file name, which is expressed as a base file name plus a file name extension separated by the ASCII period character ("."). Rules for forming file and directory names are given in the PDS4 Standards Reference section "File and Directory Naming".