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==Office versions, applications and file formats==
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* 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. The PFF format changed from a 32-bit to a 64-bit version in Outlook 2003.
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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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** Microsoft Outlook
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** Microsoft Access
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==See Also==
 
==See Also==
 
*[[Tools:Document Metadata Extraction]]
 
*[[Tools:Document Metadata Extraction]]
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*[[Media:Compdocfileformat.pdf|Microsoft Compound Document File Format]]
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==External Links==
 
==External Links==
 
===Microsoft.com links===
 
===Microsoft.com links===
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===Evaluations===
 
===Evaluations===
 
* [http://www.joelonsoftware.com/items/2008/02/19.html Why are the Microsoft Office file formats so complicated? (And some workarounds)]
 
* [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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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Object_Linking_and_Embedding Wikipedia article on OLE]
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[[Category:File Formats]]

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Office versions, applications and file formats

  • pre 95 DOS versions
  • pre 95 Windows versions
    • Microsoft Word 6.0
  • Microsoft Office 95
  • Microsoft Office 97 - 2003
  • Microsoft Office 2007

See Also

External Links

Microsoft.com links

Evaluations

Wikipedia