Entering DOC, XLS etc. as if they were archives

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Re: Entering DOC, XLS etc. as if they were archives

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Could anyone explain why needs .doc file a mask in associations and .pdf not?

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Re: Entering DOC, XLS etc. as if they were archives

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Because .doc is a zip archive and .pdf is not.

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Re: Entering DOC, XLS etc. as if they were archives

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Centaur wrote:Because .doc is a zip archive and .pdf is not.
Strictly speaking, .DOCX is a ZIP, whereas .DOC is a so called compound file which can be treated as a compressed folder too.
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