Index Military Acronyms, Initialisms, and Abbreviations

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* wildcard character (asterisk)

*.* star-dot-star (represents any file name, any file name extension]

.$$$ temporary file [file name extension]

.ADF adapter description file [file name extension]

.ADN add in utility [Lotus 1-2-3, LDC file name extension]

.AFB Adobe font binary [file name extension]

.AFM adobe font metrics [Adobe Systems file name extension]

.AME advanced modeling [file name extension]

.ANI animated cursor [Microsoft file name extension]

.ANN annotations [file name extension] [IBM]

.APP application [R:Base file name extension]

.ARC archive [file name extension]

.ARJ compressed file [Jung file name extension]

.ARTS cultural groups [Internet domain name]

.ASC ASCII text [file name extension]

.ASM assembler source language [file name extension]

.ASP active server page [file name extension]

.AU audio [file name extension]

.B~K backup [file name extension]

.BAK backup [file name extension]

.BAS basic language [file name extension]

.BAT batch processing [file name extension]

.BGI Borland graphic interface [file name extension]

.BIB bibliography [file name extension]

.BIN binary [file name extension]

.BK! backup [WordPerfect file name extension]

.BLD BASIC B-load graphics [file name extension]

.BMP bitmap picture [file name extension]

.BSC Boyan Script [Boyan Communications file name extension]

.BSV BASIC B-save graphics [file name extension]

.C C source code [file name extension]

.CAP capture [file name extension]

.CAT catalog [file name extension]

.CBL COBOL source code [file name extension]

.CCS color calibration system [file name extension]

.CDF comma delimited format [file name extension]

.CDT Corel Draw template [file name extension]

.CDX compound index [Fox Pro file name extension]

.CFG configuration [file name extension]

.CGM computer graphics metafile [file name extension]

.CGM graph [Lotus 1-2-3 file name extension]

.CHK CHKDSK [file name extension]

.CLP clipboard [Windows file name extension]

.CMD command [file name extension]

.CNF configuration [file name extension]

.CNT contents [file name extension]

.COB COBOL source code [file name extension]

.COD code list [file name extension]

.COM command [file name extension]

.COM commercial business [Internet domain name]

.CPE cover page [file name extension]

.CPI code page information [MS-DOS file name extension]

.CPL control panel [file name extension]

.CPP C++ [file name extension]

.CRD card file [file name extension]

.CUR cursor [file name extension]

.DAT data [file name extension]

.DBF database [file name extension]

.DCT dictionary [file name extension]

.DEF 1defaults [file name extensions], 2definitions [file name extensions]

.DEM demonstration [file name extension]

.DES description [file name extension]

.DHP Dr. Halo PIC [file name extension]

.DIC dictionary [file name extension]

.DIZ description In zip [file name extension]

.DLL dynamic link library [Microsoft file name extension]

.DOC document [file name extension]

.DRS driver resource [WordPerfect file name extension]

.DRV device driver [file name extension] (also see .DVR)

.DRW drawing [file name extensions]

.DTA data [file name extension]

.DV DESQview script [file name extension]

.DVI device independent [file name extension]

.DVR device driver [file name extension] (also see .DRV)

.DXB drawing interchange binary [AutoCAD file name extension]

.EDU educational institutions [Internet domain name]

.EML electronic mail [file name extension]

.ENC encoded [file name extension]

.EPS encapsulated PostScript [file name extension]

.EXE executable [file name extension]

.FAX FAX [file name extension]

.FIRM business or firm [Internet domain name]

.FLR folder [file name extension]

.FON 1Font [file name extension], 2Phone Directory [file name extension]

.FOR FORTRAN source code [file name extension]

.FRS WordPerfect graphics driver [file name extension]

.GIF graphics interchange format [file name extension]

.GLY glossary [Microsoft Word file name extension]

.GOV governmental [Internet domain name]

.GRF graph [file name extension]

.GRP group [file name extension]

.gz compressed file - using GNU gzip compression/decompression program [UNIX filename extension]

.H header [C file name extension]

.HLP help [file name extension]

.HQX BinHex [Macintosh file name extension]

.HST history [file name extension]

.HST host [file name extension]

.HTX HTML [Microsoft file name extension]

.HYP hyphenation [file name extension]

.ICO icon [file name extension]

.IDX index [file name extension]

.IND index [file name extension]

.INF information [file name extension]

.INFO information services [domain name]

.INI initialize [Microsoft file name extension]

.JNK junk [file name extension]

.JPG Joint Photographic Experts Group [file name extension]

.LBR library [file name extension]

.LET letter [file name extension]

.LIB library [file name extension]

.LRS language resource [WordPerfect file name extension]

.LST list [file name extension]

.LSX Lotus script [file name extension]

.MAC 1MacPaint [file name extension], 2macro [file name extension]

.MAI mail [file name extension]

.MAP linker map [file name extension]

.MDF menu definition file [file name extension]

.ME opening information [file name extension] (as in READ.ME)

.MEN menu [file name extension]

.MET metafile [file name extension]

.MIF management information files [file name extension]

.MIL military [Internet domain name]

.MNU menu [fine name extension]

.MSG program message [file name extension]

.MSP Microsoft Paint [file name extension]

.NCF NetWare command file [Novell file name extension]

.NDX index [file name extension]

.NET networks [Internet file name extension]

.NEW new information [file name extension]

.NMX network management [Novell file name extension]

.NOM individual with personal site [Internet domain name]

.OBJ object [file name extension]

.OLD old version [file name extension]

.OPT options [file name extension]

.ORG non-profit organizations [Internet domain name]

.ORI original [file name extension]

.OUT outlines [file name extension]

.OVL program overlay [file name extension]

.OVR program overlay [file name extension]

.PAK packed (compressed] [NoGate Consulting file name extension]

.PAL palette [file name extension]

.PAS PASCAL source code [file name extension]

.PAT 1patch [file name extension], 2pattern [file name extension]

.PAX pixel addressing [Intel] [file name extension]

.PCT picture [file name extension]

.PCX picture Image [file name extension]

.PDF printer description [Borland, Lotus file name extension]

.PDX Paradox files [Borland file name extension]

.PDX printer description extension [file name extension]

.PFB PostScript font binary [Adobe file name extension]

.PFM printer font metrics [Windows file name extension]

.PFM PostScript font metrics [Adobe file name extension]

.PGL graphics [Hewlett-Packard file name extension]

.PGP ProGram Parameter [AutoCAD file name extension]

.PHO phone list [file name extension]

.PLL prelinked library [Clipper file name extension]

.PPD PostScript printer description [file name extension]

.PRD printer driver [Word file name extension]

.PRF preferences [Grammatik Iv file name extension]

.PRG program [file name extension]

.PRJ project [Borland file name extension]

.PRO profile [file name extension]

.PRS printer [WordPerfect file name extension]

.PS PostScript [file name extension]

.ps.Z compressed postscript [UNIX file name extension]

.PUB publication [Ventura file name extension]

.PX primary index [Paradox file name extension]

.QDI dictionary [Quicken file name extension]

.QDT data [Quicken file name extension]

.QIF Quicken import file/interchange format [file name extension]

.QMT Memorized List [Quicken file name extension]

.QNX indexes to data [Quicken file name extension]

.RA real audio [file name extension]

.REC recorder [file name extension]

.REC recreational or entertainment activities [Internet domain name]

.REF reference [file name extension]

.RES resource [file name extension]

.RIF resource interchange file [Microsoft file name extension]

.SAV saved [file name extension]

.SBR source browser [Borland file name extension]

.SC script [file name extension]

.SCR script [file name extension]

.SDF standard data format [file name extension]

.SEA self extracting archive [Macintosh file name extension]

.SET 1driver set [Lotus 1-2-3 file name extension], 2image settings [Paradox file name extension]

.SHW show [file name extension]

.SMP sample [file name extension]

.SPL spell checker [file name extension]

.SRC source [file name extension]

.SRP script [file name extension]

.STF structured file [Lotus Agenda file name extension]

.STORE businesses offering goods [Internet domain name]

.STY style [Ventura, Word, WordPerfect file name extension]

.SUP supplemental dictionary [WordPerfect file name extension]

.SWP swap [file name extension]

.SYL syllabus [file name extension]

.SYM symbols [file name extension]

.SYN synonym [file name extension]

.SYS 1system configuration [file name extension], 2system device driver [file name extension]

.tar tape archive [UNIX file name extension]

.tar.Z compressed archived files [UNIX file name extension]

.TBK toolbook [file name extension]

.TDF 1trace definition file [OS/2 file name extension], 2typeface definition file [file name extension]

.TFM tagged font metric [file name extension]

.THD thread [file name extension]

.THS thesaurus [file name extension]

.TIF tagged image file [filename extension]

.TLX TELEX [file name extension]

.TMP temporary [file name extension]

.TRM terminal [file name extension]

.TRP trapping [Aldus/Liminous TrapWise] [file name extension]

.TST test [file name extension]

.TTF 1TrueType font [file name extension], 2timetable [file name extension]

.TUT tutorial [file name extension]

.TXF tax exchange format [file name extension]

.TXT text document [file name extension]

.UC2 compressed file [UltraCompressor file name extension]

.VAL validity checks [Paradox file name extension]

.VBX Visual Basic [Microsoft file name extension]

.VDF variable data [file name extension]

.VRS WordPerfect graphics driver [file name extension]

.VXD virtual device [Microsoft file name extension]

.WAV waveform audio [file name extension]

.WEB entities emphasizing the WWW [Internet domain name]

.WK1 worksheet [Lotus 1-2-3 file name extension]

.WKB workbook [WordPerfect file name extension]

.WKE worksheet [Lotus 1-2-3 file name extension]

.WKQ spreadsheet [BORQU file name extension]

.WKS worksheet [Lotus 1-2-3 file name extension]

.WKZ compressed spreadsheet [BORQU file name extension]

.WMF Windows® metafile format [Microsoft file name extension]

.WPD Windows® printer description [file name extension]

.WPG WordPerfect graphics [file name extension]

.WPK keyboard [WordPerfect file name extension]

.WPM macro [WordPerfect file name extension]

.WQ! compressed spreadsheet [BORQU file name extension]

.WQ1 spreadsheet [BORQU file name extension]

.WRI write [file name extension]

.XBM X-Windows (black and white) bitmaps [file name extension]

.XIE X Imaging extension

.XPM X-Windows (color) pixelmaps [file name extension]

.XPR Quark XPress document [file name extension]

.Z compressed file [UNIX file name extension using Compress/Uncompress Program]

.z packed file [UNIX file name extension using Pack/Unpack Program]

.ZIP compressed file [PKWare file name extension]

.ZOO compressed file [Dhesi file name extension]

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