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Shrink File vs Shrink Database in SQL server

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My question is what is the different between the Shrink File vs Shrink Database in SQL server 2005.
I am looking for side by side comparing.  Like table format.
What situation to apply the funtions? How often we need to do these?  How they shrink the file and database?  Where is the original location.  What data or file will get modify? So, on.
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