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Windows 7: Open With Notepad

24 Jun 2015   #1

Open With Notepad

Some of the files I have selected to open with notepad, open with all kinds of symbols and letters I don't understand, For instance,

TN0#(q!Դ‑G |7UǶ=VJ${24.[CB|)Hdu0/JߊIy\P- M//&oRDNJ54*FJ/[1]ht#urj1t[1]5Ug08Is\0*Fg"V.aCUY&U\Evբ d* W ;Qaz8<no3
F`nؓϐ­!,JN(wӛQr'r & ,=;lwbDٽNoj<`X ʳ'}:$8>]g >~ PK    ! U0# L[1] _rels/.rels ( [1]

Can someone please explain? The files in flight Simulator 9 open so you can read the files.

[fltsim.0 ]title=BoeC172 sim=BoeC172 model= panel=sound= texture=

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24 Jun 2015   #2

W7 Pro SP1 64bit

See if this info helps:
Ascii vs. Binary Files
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24 Jun 2015   #3

Windows 10 Pro X64

What is the file extension of the file (.txt ,doc, .exe, etc.)?
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25 Jun 2015   #4


It is a xlsx.file, first time I've seen.
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25 Jun 2015   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

From one of the many file extension sites: :)

XLSX is a file extension for an open XML spreadsheet file format used by Microsoft Excel.

Microsoft introduced the open XML standard to Microsoft Office in 2007 after a push from business users who saw the value in an open file format for transferring data between applications and other areas of working with the files. Support can also be added to earlier versions of Excel with Open XML component support.
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25 Jun 2015   #6

W7 Pro SP1 64bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by wbunnell View Post
It is a xlsx.file, first time I've seen.
It is unusual to see a file that ends with the ".file" file extension.

Please post screenshot showing us where you see this type of file extension. If need be, consult this tutorial Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums
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