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  • ebbtidalflats
    Hmm, While computers store all files in binary form, us people differentiate between binary and text files. The term binary file is usually reserved for
    Message 1 of 8 , Jun 28, 2010
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      Hmm,

      While computers store all files in binary form, us people differentiate between binary and text files. The term "binary file" is usually reserved for files containing compiled programs, specially coded text files (such as .doc), images, and any file containing unprintable characters other than EndOfLine, Tab, Form Feed, etc.

      Text files on the other hand are files that contain only printable characters (meaning characters that even the most primitve printer (and console) can process.

      Lots of files contain some non-printable characters. Often mixed with lots of printable ones. For your convenience NoteTab will load such files, replacing these non-printables with a printable character, such as a period, as designated by the user (see Options-->Files-->Substitute Binary Character).


      Cheers,


      Eb

      --- In ntb-clips@yahoogroups.com, bruce.somers@... wrote:
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      > > Axel Berger wrote:
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      > > ... but NoteTab refuses to open binary files without modifying them.
      >
      > What do you mean with 'binary file'? Surely, all computer files are binary. Do you mean "with no particular encoding?"
      >
      > What does NoteTab modify when opening such a file? What encoding does it check for?
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