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Author:  John Corbin [ Fri Apr 01, 2005 12:00 pm ]
Post subject:  Help with windows file saving glitch

I am having difficulty with saving .CPF files in windows 98...

When I download the file from my email account ( YAHOO ) it wants to save the file on my hard as a .CPF..TXT file...

what gives ??

Actually it also does this with the .MAP files to

General John Corbin
Chief of Staff
La Grande Armee

Author:  Richard Hamilton [ Fri Apr 01, 2005 12:22 pm ]
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John,

Go into the Options menu and set it to not hide file extensions. Then you will see the true file names for all files. This should allow you to save the files the way you want without the system adding it's own file extension afterward.

Gen. Hamilton
21st Division
VII Corps, ADR

Author:  John Corbin [ Fri Apr 01, 2005 12:44 pm ]
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<blockquote id="quote"><font size="3" face="book antiqua" id="quote">quote:<hr height="1" noshade id="quote"><i>Originally posted by Rich Hamilton</i>
<br />John,

Go into the Options menu and set it to not hide file extensions. Then you will see the true file names for all files. This should allow you to save the files the way you want without the system adding it's own file extension afterward.

Gen. Hamilton
21st Division
VII Corps, ADR



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Options menu ?? Pretend I am computer challanged and guide me through it please :>


General John Corbin
Chief of Staff
La Grande Armee

Author:  Richard Hamilton [ Fri Apr 01, 2005 5:59 pm ]
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John,

Windows Explorer
Tools menu
Folder Options
View tab

One of the check boxes says "Hide file extensions for known file types" and is checked by default. Uncheak this and all your file extensions will be displayed, which gives you better control of your files, and should resolve the issue you are having.

Gen. Hamilton
21st Division
VII Corps, ADR

Author:  Ernie Sands [ Fri Apr 01, 2005 6:25 pm ]
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<blockquote id="quote"><font size="3" face="book antiqua" id="quote">quote:<hr height="1" noshade id="quote"><i>Originally posted by John Corbin</i>
<br />I am having difficulty with saving .CPF files in windows 98...

When I download the file from my email account ( YAHOO ) it wants to save the file on my hard as a .CPF..TXT file...

what gives ??

Actually it also does this with the .MAP files to

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If you ZIP the files, there would be no problem.

<b><font color="gold">Ernie Sands
GdB,1er Brig,1eme Div,VI Corps,AdR
President, Colonial Campaign Club
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Author:  John Corbin [ Sat Apr 02, 2005 1:42 am ]
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<blockquote id="quote"><font size="3" face="book antiqua" id="quote">quote:<hr height="1" noshade id="quote"><i>Originally posted by Rich Hamilton</i>
<br />John,

Windows Explorer
Tools menu
Folder Options
View tab

One of the check boxes says "Hide file extensions for known file types" and is checked by default. Uncheak this and all your file extensions will be displayed, which gives you better control of your files, and should resolve the issue you are having.

Gen. Hamilton
21st Division
VII Corps, ADR



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Thanks Rich..

But it is already unchecked

General John Corbin
Chief of Staff
La Grande Armee

Author:  Richard Hamilton [ Sat Apr 02, 2005 1:48 am ]
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Well, not sure what specifics there are on your system, but you can always rename the file once it is downloaded. I always Zip my games and have never had a problem similar to this. Eudora brings the attachments in and dropps them in my C:\Temp directory ready to go...

Gen. Hamilton
21st Division
VII Corps, ADR

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