A group of characters appended to the end of a disk file name. File extensions usually consists of a full stop (dot) and one to three characters.
The three-character suffix appended to a file name in the FAT file-naming convention. The extension is optional in some file systems. The compilers use file extensions to determine the source type of the file.
The letters following the dot in a Filename that identify the type of file. For example, Web Pages commonly have the File Extension ".html."
In DOS or Windows, computer files have to be named using a standard consisting of a name, a point, and a file extension. AUTOEXEC.BAT has a file extension of BAT, indicating it is a batch file. Each file extension corresponds to a file type.
The part of a file's name that follows the dot, like mypresentation.ppt or myimage.gif.
The code that marks which format a particular set of data is stored in; it is represented in the filename preceded by a period. For example, in the filename "data.doc," "doc" is the file extension. It means that the file in question is a document file created by a program such as MS Word or Word Perfect.
The final part of an MS-DOS filename that denotes the file format. The extension is usually three to four letters set apart from the rest of the file name by a period. Examples of file extensions are: .gif, .html, .doc, .txt, .wav, wpd and so on.
In DOS or Windows, Computer File s have to be named using a standard consisting of a name, a point & a file extension. For example, the file AUTOEXEC. BAT has a file Extension of BAT. Each file extension corresponds to a file type.
Under DOS naming conventions, the file extension is the three character portion that follows the file name and identifies the type of file.
A File extension is an addition to a file name in a suffix of the form ".xxx", where "xxx" represents a combination of numbers or letters depending on the corresponding application. The file extension allows a file's format to be recognized by the operating system in order to be opened with the application it was created by.
A file extension is a suffix at the end of a filename indicating what type of ...
Characters after the dot in a file name used to define the purpose or type of file. This training deals with the following extensions:. wav -The extension given to the audio file after it is recorded in Goldwave..rm -The extension given to the audio file..ram. -The extension given to the metafile.
A three (plus) letter extension after a filename that indicates the type of file and possibly the program that created the file.
A "tag" at the end of a file name which associates it with a particular action or software program. For example .exe is a file extension that tell the computer the file is actually a program. .exe stands for execute. ".jpg" and ".gif" are file extensions which identify them as image files.
An optional addition to the file name as an abbreviated suffix at the end of a filename. (such as photo.eps) It is used to describe the file type or application that created the file. It is always separated from the filename by a period.
A "tag" that identifies a file and is separated from the rest of the file name by a period. These extensions can indicate whether a file is an executable program (with an .exe extension), a text file (.txt), or any other type of file.
the portion of a file name, following the final point, which indicates the kind of data stored in the file
a generally a three letter suffix to a file name that follows a period
a group of letters, which come after the file name and identify what type of file it is
a more or less arbitrary component of a filename, used to identify the type
a notation after the end of a file's name which indicates file type
a series of characters in a filename including and after the period
a set of three letters preceded by a period
a string of letters or numbers after the period at the end of a file name
a suffix at the end of a filename indicating what type of file it is
a three letter suffix to a file that is used to help a computer know what to do with a file when it's double clicked
a three letter term associated with a specific file type
in the name of the file, the suffix that describes the file type. .gif and .jpg are extensions for image files; .htm or .html are Web page extensions.
File extensions help programs identify what format a file is. File extensions are the last three characters following a file name after the period. For example, .TXT is a plain text file, .BAT is a batch file, .SYS is a system file, etc.
This is the few letters that appear after the . (dot) after the data file name. These letters indicate what kind of data file the item is and often indicate to the operating system what kind of software to open the file in when you click on the data file name. Some examples are .html ( a data file to open in a browser to view), .doc (a data file to open in a word document editor), etc. Some clients (monitors) are set up so they do not display the file extension so you cannot see what the file type is of any particular data file on your server. This is useful if you never have to choose a programme in which to open a data file.
The suffix - that's the letters after the dot - in a file's name. Examples include .doc (for a word document) and .xis (Excel) and .txt (Notepad). This is how Windows knows which application to use to open a particular file.
End part of a file name which identifies the file type such as .doc (word document) .jpg (graphics file) or .xls (Excel document)
This is the characters which come after the name of a file (i.e. filename.html, imagename.gif, photo_name.jpg (.html, .gif, and .jpg are file extensions.). This lets your system know what program to open the file in.
A three letter code* placed behind the file name of every file on a computer in the format "picture.jpg" (the .jpg is the file extension). This tells the system what type of file it is. File extensions are hidden by default.
A file extension tells the computer and user what kind of information is stored within a file. The file extension is normally the last three characters in a filename preceded by a '.' dot.
In filenames, the group of letters after the period is called the file extension. For example, if the filename is glossary.shtml, the extension is .shtml.
Typically refers to the suffix which follows the period in a file name. For example, a Microsoft Word file will often have a ".doc" extension. More details are available on web sites such as http://www.filext.com
the portion of a filename, following the final dot, which indicates the kind of data stored in the file
the part of a file name that indicates the type of file
An optional three characters separated by a period from a file name to further identify a disk file. In MS-Windows file extensions such as .DOC, .TXT, .HTM, .XLS, etc. are associated with a particular application program, enabling a user to launch the appropriate application and load a file by simply double-clicking on a file in Windows Explorer or My Computer.
The last part of a filename that typically defines the type of file. For example, in the filename index.html the file extension is html.
the letters of a filename after the '.'
The group of letters after a period or "dot" in a file name is called the file extension. This extension refers to the type of file it is.
The part of a file name that corresponds to that file's type. Computer files are labeled using a standard: a name, a point, and a file extension. Example: AUTOEXEC.BAT has a file extension of BAT, indicating it is a batch file.
the three letters after the period in a file name. Examples are .doc, .txt, .pdf.
A series of letters at the end of a file name that indicate the file's format
In Windows, DOS and some other operating systems, one or several letters at the end of a filename. Filename extensions usually follow a period (dot) and indicate the type of file. For example, this.txt denotes a plain text file, that.htm or that.html denotes an HTML file. Some common image extensions are picture.jpg or picture.jpeg or picture.bmp or picture.gif
Some files have a file extension, which is the group of letters added after a full stop at the end of the file name. The extension generally indicates what type of file it is. For example, a filename ending in .doc is a Microsoft Word document.
one to three alphanumeric characters usually chosen by the program to describe the class of information in a file; sometimes called the filetype because it often indicates the nature of the file; the extension is separated from the filename by a period
DOS, Windows, and, to a lesser extent, UNIX and Linux use the last three characters of a filename, after a period, to signify what type of file a file...
The 3-character extension of a file defines the file type. E.g. exe, bat, dat.
The letters at the end of a filename following a period. The file extension indicates the type of information that is stored in the file. DOS and Windows extensions are usually three letters in length, Macintosh extensions can be more than three letters, or completely left off.
In DOS and some other operating systems, one or several letters at the end of a filename. Filename extensions usually follow a period (dot) and indicate the type of information stored in the file. For example, in the filename EDIT.DOC, the extension is DOC, which indicates that the file is a word processor file.
A computer file extension is commonly a three characters addition that follows the name of a file. This extension helps IBM compatible computers, such as computers running Microsoft Windows, to identify what program to associate the file with and how to properly open the file. Word® Documents use .doc and Adobe® PDF Files use .pdf file extensions.
One or several letters at the end of a file name. File name extensions usually follow a period (dot) and indicate the type of information stored in the file. For example, in the file name IMAGE.JPG, the extension is JPG, which indicates that the file is a JPEG image.
The final portion of a file's name, after the last period (.) in the name. For example, the file extension of the file picture.jpeg is jpeg. The file extension can identify the type of a file. Nautilus file manager uses this information when to determine what to do when you open a file. For more on this, see the section called â€œOpening Filesâ€.
The file extension is the suffix (letters after the dot) in a files name. This is how Windows knows which application to use to deal with a file.
The portion of a file name to the right of the period in the traditional eight character-plus-three file name format. In File.doc, for example, DOC is the extension.
These are the three letters which come after the dot in the name of a file, and tell your computer what kind of file it is. Examples are .jpg (an image file), .doc (a Microsoft Word document), .txt (a text file).
A set of characters added to a filename that serves to extend or clarify its meaning or to identify a file as a member of a category.
gif .txt .doc .log etc. are all examples of file extensions. These are the letters after the period in a file name that indicates the type of file.
The last part of a file's name, following the period (dot). For example, in the filename welcome.html, the file extension is html.
The type of program a file is. File extensions are three to four letter acronyms and come after the name of the file and a period, such as "archive.html".
the second part of a file name which designates its file type. In DOS file names and extensions are limited by the 8/3 rule or 8 characters per name and 3 characters per extension. It's helpful to know file extensions when using helper applications in your browser or when downloading or decompressing files.
Any characters following (and including) the last period in a UNIX file name.
A tag of three or four letters, preceded by a period, which identifies a data file's format or the application used to create the file. File extensions can streamline the process of locating data. For example, if one is looking for incriminating pictures stored on a computer, one might begin with the .gif and .jpg files.
The three- or four-letter code at the end of a file name. Example: In the file name Christmas.doc ".doc" is the extension. This tells the computer (and sometimes its operator if he/she has them memorized!) what program to use to open the file. You can choose whether or not to show file extensions on your pc. I like to show them, because it tells me a bit more about the file. For example Christmas.doc is a Word document, where Christmas.xls is an Excel file. (You probably don't want to open the latter, because more than likely it'll reveal what you spent on Christmas. Might as well leave that one closed. . . ? Whereas the dot doc file is probably the letter you sent last Christmas.)
The three character second part of a filename identifying the type of file. For example, for "CONFIG.SYS," .SYS is the file extension.
suffix following a file name which allows the file type to be recognized by the computer. Common extensions are .doc for a word-processed document and .jpg for an image.
for example, .gif, .exe, .doc, .html
Under Windows, a period and up to three characters at the end of a file name. The extension can help identify the type of file, and often helps a computer know what to do with the file. For example, if a file is named glossary.exe, the file extension is ".exe." The .exe tells a Windows computer that the glossary file is executable.
The letters (and sometimes numbers) that follow a file name that denote the file type. All files have a file extension, but sometimes they cannot be seen on a Macintosh. To see a file extension on a Macintosh, view the file's information (or press Command and I on the keyboard).
In Windows, DOS and some other operating systems, one or several letters at the end of a filename Filename extensions usually follow a period (dot) and indicate the type of file For example, thistxt denotes a plain text file, thathtm or thathtml denotes an HTML file Some common image extensions are picturejpg or picturejpeg or picturebmp or picturegif Exterior Gateway Protocol (EGP)