File Extension Identity...

  dogbreath1 20:06 08 Dec 05
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Is it possible to determine which file extension is appropriate to file it serves.

For example, if I renamed a .png file, .gif, then although the file would remain a .png file, how could it's true identity be established??

  ade.h 20:15 08 Dec 05

By removing the option to hide extensions for known file types.

Found in folder options, view.

  ade.h 20:15 08 Dec 05

That's if I've understood your query correctly.

  dogbreath1 20:28 08 Dec 05

I've already got mine set to show.

The particular problem is a small file (80 x 80 pixels and at 14.1 kB) with a .gif extension, which won't load onto a forum as an avatar, when to all intents and purposes it ought to.

It occurred to me that the file may not be all that it appears to be!

  LivEviL 20:34 08 Dec 05

is the .gif file like an anamation?

see if it will open in a different application!

  dogbreath1 20:38 08 Dec 05

It is an animation.

The problem is now solved but I don't know why yet!

click here for the 'full' story!!

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