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Re: file extensions on mac files


From: Woody Duncan (wduncan_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Thu Feb 21 2002 - 18:28:57 PST

I'm a Mac person and I never thought it was even a question.
Why I just type the extension in like file.jpg or file.mpeg.
The question I always ask was why did the computer put
an extra extension on my file ? (like file.jpg.jpg)
                                                        Woody in KC
Still trying to get use to those damn PC's. wrote:
> How do you get the file extensions to show as part of the file name on Mac
> files? I figured out how to do it on photoshop files (getting them to read
> .pict or .jpg) but how do you set the computer so that all file names show
> the extensions? This is important when sharing files between mac and pc
> folks...especially if e-mailing them. Because if you e-mail an attachment
> without a file extension, aol puts .sit at the end....meaning nothing of
> course!!!
> Any suggestions???

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