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==See Also==
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== Image types ==
*[[Tools:Document Metadata Extraction]]
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There are multiple types of Virtual Hard Disk (VHD) images:
*[[Media:Compdocfileformat.pdf|Microsoft Compound Document File Format]]
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* Fixed-size hard disk image
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* Dynamic-size (or sparse) hard disk image
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* Differencing (or delta) hard disk image
  
==Office versions, applications and file formats==
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== External Links ==
* pre 95 DOS versions
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* pre 95 Windows versions
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** Microsoft Word 6.0
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* Microsoft Office 95
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* Microsoft Office 97 - 2003
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** Uses the [[OLE Compound File]] format for most of the file formats
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*** Microsoft Word uses the [[Word Document (DOC)]] file format
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*** Microsoft Excel uses the [[Excel Spreadsheet (XLS)]] file format
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*** Microsoft PowerPoint uses the [[PowerPoint Presentation (PPT)]] file format
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*** Microsoft Publisher
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*** Microsoft Visio
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** Microsoft Outlook uses multiple file formats for different purposes
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*** the [[Personal Folder File (PAB, PST, OST)]] format to store e-mails, appointments, tasks, notes, contacts, etc.
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*** the [[Nickfile (NK2)]] format to store e-mail address aliases
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** Microsoft Access uses a file format based on Microsoft Joint Engine Technology (JET)
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* Microsoft Office 2007
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** Uses the [[ZIP archive]] file format for most of the file formats
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*** Microsoft Word uses the [[Word Document (DOCX)]] file format
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*** Microsoft Excel uses the [[Excel Spreadsheet (XLSB)]] and [[Excel Spreadsheet (XLSX)]] file formats
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*** Microsoft PowerPoint
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*** Microsoft Publisher
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*** Microsoft Visio
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==External Links==
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VHD_(file_format) VHD (file format)], by Wikipedia
===Microsoft.com links===
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* [http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb676673.aspx Virtual Hard Disk Image Format Specification], by Microsoft
* [http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa338205.aspx Introducing the Office (2007) Open XML File Formats]
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* [http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc313105.aspx Microsoft Office Binary File Format Documents]
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* [http://www.microsoft.com/interop/docs/OfficeBinaryFormats.mspx Microsoft Office Binary (doc, xls, ppt) File Formats]
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* [http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/products/ha102058151033.aspx Ecma Office Open XML File Formats overview]
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* [http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/help/HA100069351033.aspx Introduction to new file name extensions and Open XML Formats]
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===Evaluations===
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* [http://www.joelonsoftware.com/items/2008/02/19.html Why are the Microsoft Office file formats so complicated? (And some workarounds)]
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===Wikipedia===
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microsoft_Word Wikipedia article on Microsoft Word]
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[[Category:File Formats]]
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Object_Linking_and_Embedding Wikipedia article on OLE]
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Image types

There are multiple types of Virtual Hard Disk (VHD) images:

  • Fixed-size hard disk image
  • Dynamic-size (or sparse) hard disk image
  • Differencing (or delta) hard disk image

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