Filename Extensions

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    A filename extension is a suffix separated from the base filename by a period. It is applied to the name of a computer file to indicate the encoding (file format) of its contents.

    In Veeam technical documentation, we write filename extensions in upper-case letters following a period — non-italic, non-bold and non-underlined.

    Filename Extensions Important

    This applies only to filename extensions. When talking about a format, use just upper-case letters with no period.

    Examples

    1. The reverse incremental backup method produces a backup chain that consists of the last full backup file (.VBK) and a set of reverse incremental backup files (.VRB) preceding it.
    2. On the Output File tab, specify a path to the resulting .DOCX file.
    3. Now you can run the .CMD file to generate your project in the DOCX format.
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